Rockwood (Dublin, Virginia)

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Rockwood
Rockwood Mannor House.jpg
Rockwood (Dublin, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Rockwood (Dublin, Virginia)
Rockwood (Dublin, Virginia) is located in the US
Rockwood (Dublin, Virginia)
Location 5189 Rockwood Dr., Dublin, Virginia
Coordinates 37°06′50″N 80°42′09″W / 37.11389°N 80.70250°W / 37.11389; -80.70250Coordinates: 37°06′50″N 80°42′09″W / 37.11389°N 80.70250°W / 37.11389; -80.70250
Area 68 acres (28 ha)
Built 1874 (1874)-1875
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival, Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 05000473[1]
VLR # 077-0045
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 26, 2005
Designated VLR March 16, 2005[2]

Rockwood is a historic home and cattle / dairy farm located near Dublin, Pulaski County, Virginia. It was built in 1874-1875, and is a large two-story, Greek Revival style brick dwelling. It has a metal-sheathed hipped roof with a deck, interior brick chimneys, two-story semi-octagonal bay windows, ornamental metal lintels, and a Classical Revival wraparound porch added in the 1910s. The center section of the porch rises a full two stories on monumental Ionic order columns. Also on the property are the contributing smokehouse (1870s), garage, ice house site, two chicken houses, pump house, gate pillars, lamb barn, spring house, dairy barn, calf barn, mill house, two pump houses, bull barn, and a corn crib and wagon shed. Many of the contributing outbuildings date to the 1950s.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

References[edit]

  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. ^ J. Daniel Pezzoni (January 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rockwood" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying eight photos