Olive Hill (Matoaca, Virginia)

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Olive Hill
Olive Hill (Matoaca, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Olive Hill (Matoaca, Virginia)
Olive Hill (Matoaca, Virginia) is located in the US
Olive Hill (Matoaca, Virginia)
Location 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of Matoaca off VA 36, near Matoaca, Virginia
Coordinates 37°13′34″N 77°29′48″W / 37.22611°N 77.49667°W / 37.22611; -77.49667Coordinates: 37°13′34″N 77°29′48″W / 37.22611°N 77.49667°W / 37.22611; -77.49667
Area 75 acres (30 ha)
Built 1802 (1802)
Architectural style Georgian
NRHP reference # 75002017[1]
VLR # 020-0049
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 3, 1975
Designated VLR December 17, 1974[2]

Olive Hill is a historic plantation house located near Matoaca, Chesterfield County, Virginia. It was built c.1740, and is a two-story, five-bay-wide, white frame house in the Georgian style. The original structure measures 38 feet by 32 feet. It is sheathed in molded weatherboard and topped by a pedimented roof. The interior features a Chinese lattice stair with a molded hand rail.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]


  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 (December 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Olive Hill" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo