The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)
Front of the house
|Location||437 E. Beverly St., Staunton, Virginia|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Built by||Maj. Jedeiah Hotchkiss|
|Architect||Winslow & Wetherell|
|NRHP reference No.||79003302|
|Added to NRHP||June 19, 1979|
|Designated VLR||December 19, 1978|
The Oaks is a historic home located in the Gospel Hill Historic District in Staunton, Virginia. It was designed by Winslow & Wetherell and built between 1888 and 1890 for Major Jedediah Hotchkiss.
The main structure is a three-story, 21-room, shingle style brick dwelling built against a hillside. It features a complex hipped roof, sleeping porches, a 3-part round-headed window, and protruding 5-sided bay. The interior contains intricately detailed woodwork typical of the period. The yard contains a fish pond, fire pit, and patio. The National Register listing included three contributing buildings, including the main house, a carriage house and an outbuilding now connected to the main house.
The Oaks is in private ownership after a sale in February, 2019.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register: 132-0021 The Oaks [with photo]". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. November 1978.
- William T. Frazier (November 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory--Nomination Form: The Oaks" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
- 437 E Beverley St Staunton, VA 24401 Zillow.com, accessed 23 July 2019.
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