Mankin Mansion

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Mankin Mansion
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Mankin Mansion is located in Virginia
Mankin Mansion
Mankin Mansion is located in the US
Mankin Mansion
Location 4300 Oakleys Ln., Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°32′10″N 77°20′50″W / 37.53611°N 77.34722°W / 37.53611; -77.34722Coordinates: 37°32′10″N 77°20′50″W / 37.53611°N 77.34722°W / 37.53611; -77.34722
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1924
Architect Mankin,Edward Thurston
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival
NRHP Reference # 93001124[1]
VLR # 043-0068
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 14, 1993
Designated VLR August 18, 1993[2]

Mankin Mansion, also known as Brickworks or as Irvin Place, was built in 1924 as a home and showplace by and for Edward Thurston Mankin, a brick manufacturer. The architecture of the mansion, inside and out, and of walls, benches, and structures on the grounds, includes many features ingeniously implemented in brick.[3]

The building's architecture is Georgian Revival, a subtype of Colonial Revival architecture. The house is featured in Foundations in Time II: More of Henrico’s Architectural Treasures, a Henrico County TV film available for viewing online.[4] The mansion was saved from deterioration by its purchase by new owners who renovated it and operate a bed-and-breakfast and a wedding business there.[5]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. In 1993, the NRHP listing included five contributing buildings, one contributing site, and two contributing structures.[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. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Susan E. Smead; Marc C. Wagner; Rhonda J. Allen & Philip C. Licking (May 27, 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Mankin Mansion / Irvin Place / Brickworks" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2010-05-08.  and Accompanying photo at Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission, undated
  4. ^ Henrico County TV films. Episode on Mankin Mansion and Druin-Horner House (also NRHP-listed) available here.
  5. ^ subject. "title" (Interview). Interview with interviewer.