Cool Well

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Cool Well
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Cool Well is located in Virginia
Cool Well
Cool Well is located in the US
Cool Well
Location 8198 Shady Grove Rd, near Mechanicsville, Virginia
Coordinates 37°37′36″N 77°22′35″W / 37.62667°N 77.37639°W / 37.62667; -77.37639Coordinates: 37°37′36″N 77°22′35″W / 37.62667°N 77.37639°W / 37.62667; -77.37639
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1834 (1834)–1835
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 07000931[1]
VLR # 042-0248
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 6, 2007
Designated VLR June 6, 2007[2]

Cool Well is a historic home located near Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Virginia. It was built in 1834–1835, and is a small, 1 1/2-story, frame Tidewater cottage in the Federal style. The house sits on a brick foundation and has a gable roof with dormers.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Ashley Neville & John Salmon (March 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Cool Well" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos