Kendall Grove (Eastville, Virginia)

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Kendall Grove
Kendall Grove, State Route 674, Eastville vicinity (Northampton County, Virginia).jpg
Kendall Grove, HABS Photo
Kendall Grove (Eastville, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Kendall Grove (Eastville, Virginia)
Kendall Grove (Eastville, Virginia) is located in the US
Kendall Grove (Eastville, Virginia)
Location VA 674, near Eastville, Virginia
Coordinates 37°22′56″N 75°56′35″W / 37.38222°N 75.94306°W / 37.38222; -75.94306Coordinates: 37°22′56″N 75°56′35″W / 37.38222°N 75.94306°W / 37.38222; -75.94306
Area 34 acres (14 ha)
Built c. 1813 (1813), c. 1840
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
NRHP reference # 82004576[1]
VLR # 065-0060
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 21, 1982
Designated VLR October 21, 1980[2]

Kendall Grove is a historic plantation house located near Eastville, Northampton County, Virginia. It was built about 1813, and is a two-story, Federal style wood-frame house with two-story projecting pavilions on the front and the rear and smaller two-story wings on each end added about 1840. It is cross-shaped in plan. The main house is joined by a long passage to a wood-frame kitchen-laundry. The house was improved about 1840, with the addition of Greek Revival style interior details. It was the home of Congressman and General Severn E. Parker.[3] The home has the name of Colonel William Kendall, the original owner of the site.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission (October 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Kendall Grove" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 77. 

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