Old Mansion

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Old Mansion
Old Mansion, State Route 2 vicinity, Bowling Green (Caroline County, Virginia).jpg
Old Mansion is located in Virginia
Old Mansion
Old Mansion is located in the US
Old Mansion
Location S of jct. of U.S. 301 and VA 207, Bowling Green, Virginia
Coordinates 38°02′40″N 77°21′14″W / 38.04444°N 77.35389°W / 38.04444; -77.35389Coordinates: 38°02′40″N 77°21′14″W / 38.04444°N 77.35389°W / 38.04444; -77.35389
Area 0 acres (0 ha)
Built 1670
NRHP Reference # 69000227[1]
VLR # 016-5010
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 12, 1969
Designated VLR November 5, 1968[2]

Old Mansion, originally named "The Bowling Green" by the original landowners, the Hoomes family, is a historic home located in Bowling Green, Caroline County, Virginia. The house was built around 1741. The original front section is a 1 1/2-story, brick structure with a jerkin-head roof and dormers. A rear frame addition with a gambrel roof was added in the late 18th century.[3] The building is a private residence.

The Mansion, rear, by Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1935

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.[1] Bowling Green lent its name to the town of Bowling Green, Virginia.[4] It is included in the Bowling Green Historic District.

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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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (April 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Mansion" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ Dyson, Cathy (July 20, 2003). "History and legend unlock origins of unusual names". The Free Lance-Star. pp. A7. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 

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