Guilford (White Post, Virginia)

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Guilford
GUILFORD, WHITE POST, CLARKE COUNTY, VA.jpg
Guilford (White Post, Virginia) is located in Northern Virginia
Guilford (White Post, Virginia)
Guilford (White Post, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Guilford (White Post, Virginia)
Guilford (White Post, Virginia) is located in the US
Guilford (White Post, Virginia)
Location VA 644 S side, 0.5 mi. W of jct. with VA 658, near White Post, Virginia
Coordinates 39°00′57″N 78°05′58″W / 39.01583°N 78.09944°W / 39.01583; -78.09944Coordinates: 39°00′57″N 78°05′58″W / 39.01583°N 78.09944°W / 39.01583; -78.09944
Area 123 acres (50 ha)
Built c. 1812 (1812)-1820
Architectural style Greek Revival, Early Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 93000004[1]
VLR # 021-0039
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 4, 1993
Designated VLR December 9, 1992[2]

Guilford is a historic plantation house and a farm located near White Post, Clarke County, Virginia. It was built between 1812 and 1820, and is a two-story, nearly square, brick dwelling with a hipped roof in the Greek Revival style. The front facade features a full-height, three-bay, pedimented portico with monumental Greek Ionic order columns. Also on the property is a contributing brick slave's quarters.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Maral Kalbian (September 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Guilford" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission.  and Accompanying photo