Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia)

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Loretta
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Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Northern Virginia
Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia)
Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia)
Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in the US
Loretta (Warrenton, Virginia)
Location East side of US 17, 3,500 feet (1,100 m) north of Warrenton town limits, near Warrenton, Virginia
Coordinates 38°44′48″N 77°48′35″W / 38.74667°N 77.80972°W / 38.74667; -77.80972Coordinates: 38°44′48″N 77°48′35″W / 38.74667°N 77.80972°W / 38.74667; -77.80972
Area 77 acres (31 ha)
Built c. 1800 (1800), 1907-1908
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP Reference # 93001442[1]
VLR # 030-0035
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 23, 1993
Designated VLR October 20, 1993[2]

Loretta, also known as Edmonium, is a historic home located near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia. The house was originally constructed about 1800 as a two-story. single-pile dwelling. In 1907-1908, it was remodeled in the Colonial Revival style. It is a 2 1/2-story, "L"-shaped, three-bay, brick house with a hipped roof built over a raised basement. In addition to the main house the property includes a smokehouse, and a well, both of which date to the early 19th century; and two barns, a corncrib, and two tenant houses, which all date to the early 20th century.[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. ^ Clinton E. Piper (July 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Loretta" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo