Monticola (Howardsville, Virginia)
Monticola, Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, 1935
|Location||VA 602 north of the junction with VA 724, near Howardsville, Virginia|
|Area||40 acres (16 ha)|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival, Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||90000872|
|Added to NRHP||June 22, 1990|
|Designated VLR||April 18, 1989|
Monticola is a historic home and farm located along the James River near Howardsville, Albemarle County, Virginia. The house was built in 1853, and is a three-story, three-bay, brick Greek Revival style dwelling. The front facade features a central, two-story, pedimented portico. The rear facade has a semi-circular, two-level, porch with Colonial Revival details. It was added about 1890. The four corners of the house are adorned by giant stuccoed pilasters. The original two-story, brick kitchen building is attached to the house by an enclosed breezeway. Also on the property are a smokehouse, storage shed, corn crib, and the foundation of a late-19th century spring house.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12.
- Douglas Schneider; Sarah S. Driees & John Salmon (May 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Monticola" (PDF). and Accompanying two photos
- Photographs of Monticola in the Library of Congress, Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, 1935
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