Red Lane Tavern

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Red Lane Tavern
Red Lane Tavern.jpg
Red Lane Tavern is located in Virginia
Red Lane Tavern
Red Lane Tavern is located in the US
Red Lane Tavern
Location 3009 Lower Hill Rd., Powhatan, Virginia
Coordinates 37°31′46″N 77°51′29″W / 37.52944°N 77.85806°W / 37.52944; -77.85806Coordinates: 37°31′46″N 77°51′29″W / 37.52944°N 77.85806°W / 37.52944; -77.85806
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built 1832 (1832)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 01001516[1]
VLR # 072-0044
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 24, 2002
Designated VLR June 13, 2001[2]

Red Lane Tavern is a historic inn and tavern located at Powhatan, Powhatan County, Virginia. It was built in 1832, and is a 1 1/2-story, log building set on a brick foundation. The main block has a gable roof and exterior end chimneys. It has a 1 1/2-story kitchen connect to the main block by a one-story addition. The building housed an ordinary from 1836 to 1845. It is representative of a Tidewater South folk house.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[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. ^ Kimberly Merkel Chen and Lyle Browning (March 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Red Lane Tavern" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo