Ingleside (Ridgeway, Virginia)

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Ingleside (Ridgeway, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Ingleside (Ridgeway, Virginia)
Ingleside (Ridgeway, Virginia) is located in the US
Ingleside (Ridgeway, Virginia)
Location 500 Mica Rd., Henry County, Virginia
Nearest city Ridgeway, Virginia
Coordinates 36°35′47″N 79°51′24″W / 36.59639°N 79.85667°W / 36.59639; -79.85667Coordinates: 36°35′47″N 79°51′24″W / 36.59639°N 79.85667°W / 36.59639; -79.85667
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1880 (1880)
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 99000963[1]
Added to NRHP August 5, 1999

Ingleside is a historic house at 500 Mica Road in Henry County, Virginia, north of Ridgeway. It is a two-story wood frame house with a mix of Greek and Gothic Revival features. It has a basically square shape, with three bays divided by vertical boards that resemble pilasters. Its gables are adorned with Gothic scalloped vergeboard. Its interiors include distinctive painted finishes, include a fireplace mantel painted to resemble gold-veined black marble. The house is believed to have been built in the 1870s by a member of the Penn family, who were recorded as the landowners in the late 1870s.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Ingleside" (PDF). Virginia DHR. Retrieved 2017-10-16.