Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia)

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Middlesex County Courthouse
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Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia)
Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia) is located in the US
Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia)
Location Jct. of U.S. 17, Saluda, Virginia
Coordinates 37°36′23″N 76°35′42″W / 37.60639°N 76.59500°W / 37.60639; -76.59500Coordinates: 37°36′23″N 76°35′42″W / 37.60639°N 76.59500°W / 37.60639; -76.59500
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1852
Built by Hill,John P.; Jones,William R.
NRHP Reference # 78003029[1]
VLR # 059-0008
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 21, 1978
Designated VLR April 18, 1978[2]

The Middlesex County Courthouse in Saluda, Virginia was built in 1852. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1978. The courthouse building "is a late but significant example of the arcaded-plan courthouse which had its precedent in Virginia's colonial courthouses and earliest civic buildings."[3]

The NRHP listing included three contributing buildings: the courthouse, a clerk's office, and a jail. And it included one other contributing structure, which is a Confederate Civil War monument.[1][3]

John P. Hill was builder of the courthouse building and was paid $1.010.95 out of a sheriff's levy of taxpayers to provide for that purpose. William R. Jones was builder of the jail.[3]:3

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  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. ^ a b c Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission staff (March 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Middlesex County Courthouse" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and accompanying photo