John Custis IV tomb in 2016
|Location||Northwest of the junction of Rtes. 644 and 645, near Cheapside, Virginia|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP reference #||70000815|
|Added to NRHP||April 17, 1970|
|Designated VLR||November 5, 1968|
Custis Tombs, also known as Custis cemetery at Arlington, is a historic family burial ground located near Cheapside, Northampton County, Virginia. It consists of two tombs surrounded by a poured concrete platform raised a few inches above ground level. It includes the grave of John Custis (ca. 1629-1696), Major General and member of the Council for Virginia and progenitor of the Custis family in America. The other tomb is the box-like marble tomb of John Custis IV (1678-1749) with its pyramidal top and drapery carvings on the long sides. The tombs were associated with Arlington mansion and located west of the separately listed Arlington Archeological Site.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission (May 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Custis Tombs" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
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- Arlington, Custis Tombs, Old Plantation Creek & State Route 644, Capeville, Northampton County, VA 3 photos, 2 data pages, and 1 photo caption page at Historic American Buildings Survey
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