John W. Chandler House

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John W. Chandler House
John W Chandler House.jpg
House in 2013
John W. Chandler House is located in Virginia
John W. Chandler House
John W. Chandler House is located in the US
John W. Chandler House
Location 3342 Main St., Exmore, Virginia
Coordinates 37°31′56″N 75°49′23″W / 37.53222°N 75.82306°W / 37.53222; -75.82306Coordinates: 37°31′56″N 75°49′23″W / 37.53222°N 75.82306°W / 37.53222; -75.82306
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1889 (1889)-1890
Architectural style Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 04001270[1]
VLR # 065-0530
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 27, 2004
Designated VLR September 8, 2004[2]

John W. Chandler House, also known as Mears House, is a historic home located at Exmore, Northampton County, Virginia. It was built in 1889-1890, and is a large two-story, frame Queen Anne style dwelling. It features a complex hipped-cross-gabled roof clad in slate shingles; a tower with octagonal roof; a two-story, projecting, canted bay capped by a closed gable; projecting curved bay, crowned by a closed gable with Palladian-style window; and a wrap around porch with Tuscan order columns. Also on the property are a contributing garage and sheds.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Kimble A. David (July 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: John W. Chandler House" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo