National Register of Historic Places listings in Southampton County, Virginia

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Location of Southampton County in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Southampton County, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Southampton County, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 15 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 16, 2017.[2]

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Aspen Lawn
Aspen Lawn
April 1, 2002
4438 Hicksford Rd.
36°40′45″N 77°25′48″W / 36.679028°N 77.430000°W / 36.679028; -77.430000 (Aspen Lawn)
2 Beaton-Powell House
Beaton-Powell House
November 14, 2008
32142 S. Main St.
36°35′00″N 77°12′02″W / 36.583333°N 77.200556°W / 36.583333; -77.200556 (Beaton-Powell House)
3 Beechwood Upload image
February 1, 1979
Northeast of Courtland on Bethel Rd.
36°45′11″N 77°00′05″W / 36.753056°N 77.001389°W / 36.753056; -77.001389 (Beechwood)
4 Belmont Upload image
October 3, 1973
Northeast of Capron off Buckhorn Quarter Rd.
36°43′39″N 77°10′08″W / 36.727500°N 77.168889°W / 36.727500; -77.168889 (Belmont)
5 Brown's Ferry
Brown's Ferry
June 18, 1979
East of Drakes Corner off Monroe Rd.
36°36′41″N 77°00′04″W / 36.611389°N 77.001111°W / 36.611389; -77.001111 (Brown's Ferry)
Drakes Corner
6 Courtland School
Courtland School
August 15, 2016
25499 Florence St.
36°43′18″N 77°04′01″W / 36.721667°N 77.067083°W / 36.721667; -77.067083 (Courtland School)
7 Elm Grove
Elm Grove
July 24, 1979
Northeast of Courtland on Governor Darden Rd.
36°44′39″N 77°01′39″W / 36.744167°N 77.027500°W / 36.744167; -77.027500 (Elm Grove)
8 Mahone's Tavern
Mahone's Tavern
May 29, 2008
22341 Main St.
36°42′51″N 77°04′01″W / 36.714167°N 77.066944°W / 36.714167; -77.066944 (Mahone's Tavern)
Courtland Childhood home of Confederate General William Mahone[6]
9 Rochelle-Prince House
Rochelle-Prince House
January 7, 2011
22371 Main St.
36°42′48″N 77°04′00″W / 36.713472°N 77.066528°W / 36.713472; -77.066528 (Rochelle-Prince House)
Courtland James Rochelle was clerk of the Southampton County court during the trial of Nat Turner. His nephew was George Henry Thomas, a Union general in the American Civil War.[6]
10 Rose Hill Upload image
December 31, 1979
Northeast of Capron on Rose Hill Dr.
36°44′47″N 77°08′01″W / 36.746389°N 77.133611°W / 36.746389; -77.133611 (Rose Hill)
11 Sebrell Rural Historic District
Sebrell Rural Historic District
August 27, 2013
Roughly bounded by the Nottoway River, the Assamoosick Swamp, and Old Hickory Rd.
36°47′07″N 77°07′34″W / 36.785278°N 77.126111°W / 36.785278; -77.126111 (Sebrell Rural Historic District)
12 Simmons-Sebrell-Camp House Upload image
October 23, 2003
Zebulon Simmons Tract
36°47′21″N 77°08′03″W / 36.789167°N 77.134167°W / 36.789167; -77.134167 (Simmons-Sebrell-Camp House)
13 Sunnyside
July 8, 1982
Grays Shop Rd.
36°38′37″N 77°08′36″W / 36.643611°N 77.143333°W / 36.643611; -77.143333 (Sunnyside)
14 Rebecca Vaughan House
Rebecca Vaughan House
March 22, 2006
26315 Heritage Ln.
36°42′39″N 77°03′27″W / 36.710972°N 77.057500°W / 36.710972; -77.057500 (Rebecca Vaughan House)
Courtland The last house in which anyone was killed during the Southampton Insurrection of 1831
15 William H. Vincent House
William H. Vincent House
January 16, 2004
23016 Main St.
36°42′38″N 77°12′02″W / 36.710556°N 77.200556°W / 36.710556; -77.200556 (William H. Vincent House)

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  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on June 16, 2017.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ a b "Southampton County, Virginia: History". Southampton County, Virginia. Retrieved 26 April 2013.