Edward Colston House

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Edward Colston House
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Edward Colston House is located in West Virginia
Edward Colston House
Edward Colston House is located in the US
Edward Colston House
Location 1598 Tice Rd., Falling Waters, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°35′26″N 77°55′15″W / 39.59056°N 77.92083°W / 39.59056; -77.92083Coordinates: 39°35′26″N 77°55′15″W / 39.59056°N 77.92083°W / 39.59056; -77.92083
Area 7.5 acres (3.0 ha)
Built 1798
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
NRHP Reference #

03000347

[1]
Added to NRHP May 1, 2003

Edward Colston House, also known as Medway, is a historic home located at Falling Waters, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It was built about 1798 and is a two-story, three-bay, gable-roofed frame dwelling. The two-story, three-bay, gable-roofed frame wing was added about 1900. It is a rare 18th-century frame building and representative of the transition from the Georgian to Federal style.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Geoffrey B. Henry and Jared N. Tuk (July 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Edward Colston House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.