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Egglestetton from the road.jpg
Egglestetton, seen in April 2017
Egglestetton is located in Virginia
Egglestetton is located in the US
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]


  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