Maidstone Manor Farm

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Maidstone Manor Farm
MAIDSTONE MANOR FARM, HEDGESVILLE, BERKELEY COUNTY, WV.jpg
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
NRHP reference #

80004408

[1]
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]

References[edit]

  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.