The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)

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The Oaks
The Oaks on Beverley, Staunton.jpg
Front of the house
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia) is located in the US
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)
Location 437 E. Beverly St., Staunton, Virginia
Coordinates 38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583Coordinates: 38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583
Area less than one acre
Built 1888
Built by Maj. Jedeiah Hotchkiss
Architect Winslow & Wetherell
NRHP reference # 79003302[1]
VLR # 132-0021
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 19, 1979
Designated VLR December 19, 1978[2]

The Oaks is a historic home located at Staunton, Virginia. It was designed by Winslow & Wetherell and built between 1888 and 1890. It is a three-story, 21-room, Shingle Style brick dwelling. The listing included three contributing buildings. It features a complex hipped roof, sleeping porches, a 3-part round-headed window, and protruding 5-sided bay. Also on the property are a contributing carriage house and outbuilding now connected to the main house. It was built by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] It is located in the Gospel Hill Historic District.

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 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ William T. Frazier (November 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: The Oaks" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo