Tetley (Somerset, Virginia)

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Tetley
Tetley (Somerset, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Tetley (Somerset, Virginia)
Tetley (Somerset, Virginia) is located in the United States
Tetley (Somerset, Virginia)
LocationVA 64 E of jct. with VA 231, Somerset, Virginia
Coordinates38°14′19″N 78°12′15″W / 38.23861°N 78.20417°W / 38.23861; -78.20417Coordinates: 38°14′19″N 78°12′15″W / 38.23861°N 78.20417°W / 38.23861; -78.20417
Area45 acres (18 ha)
Built1843 (1843)
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Greek Revival, Federal
NRHP reference #91000018[1]
VLR #068-0106
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 5, 1991
Designated VLRDecember 11, 1990[2]

Tetley is a historic home and farm complex located near Somerset, Orange County, Virginia. It was built about 1843, and is a two-story, five-bay, hipped-roof brick house on an English basement. The house has Federal and Greek Revival style design elements. The front facade features two-story, pedimented portico added in the early-20th century, along with a two-story west wing and polygonal bay. Also on the property are the contributing two ante bellum slave houses, a brick summer kitchen, and an unusual octagonal frame ice house.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Geoffrey Henry (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Tetley" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo