Maidstone Manor Farm

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Maidstone Manor Farm
Maidstone Manor Farm is located in West Virginia
Maidstone Manor Farm
Maidstone Manor Farm is located in the US
Maidstone Manor Farm
Location County Route 1/4, near Hedgesville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°35′14″N 77°54′32″W / 39.58722°N 77.90889°W / 39.58722; -77.90889Coordinates: 39°35′14″N 77°54′32″W / 39.58722°N 77.90889°W / 39.58722; -77.90889
Area 267 acres (108 ha)
Built 1848
Architect Leigh, William
MPS Berkeley County MRA
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Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

Maidstone Manor Farm, also known as William R. Leigh House, is a national historic district located near Hedgesville, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It encompasses a historic farm with three contributing buildings and one contributing site, the site of a slave cabin. The plantation house is a two-story, square brick dwelling with a slate covered pyramidal roof. It is three bays wide and two bays deep and features a one bay entrance portico supported by paired Doric order columns. Also on the property are a barn and brick smokehouse. It was the birthplace of noted artist William Robinson Leigh (1866-1955), father of William Colston Leigh, Sr. (1901-1992).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Don C. Wood. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Maidstone Manor Farm" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.