Egglestetton

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Egglestetton
Egglestetton from the road.jpg
Egglestetton, seen in April 2017
Egglestetton is located in Virginia
Egglestetton
Egglestetton is located in the US
Egglestetton
Location Northwest of Chula, Chula, Virginia
Coordinates 37°23′52″N 77°59′07″W / 37.39778°N 77.98528°W / 37.39778; -77.98528Coordinates: 37°23′52″N 77°59′07″W / 37.39778°N 77.98528°W / 37.39778; -77.98528
Area 16 acres (6.5 ha)
NRHP Reference # 80004167[1]
VLR # 004-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 28, 1980
Designated VLR June 17, 1975[2]

Egglestetton is a historic plantation house located near Chula, Amelia County, Virginia. It was built about 1799, and is a 1 1/2-story, five bay, frame dwelling with a gambrel roof. It has a Central-passage plan and has beaded weatherboard siding. The house was extensively restored in 1972-1973. Also on the property is an early 19th-century kitchen. It was built for planter and Congressman Joseph Eggleston (1754-1811).[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  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 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (June 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Egglestetton" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo