Walnut Grove (Bristol, Virginia)

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Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove northeast of Bristol.jpg
Front and western end
Walnut Grove (Bristol, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Walnut Grove (Bristol, Virginia)
Walnut Grove (Bristol, Virginia) is located in the US
Walnut Grove (Bristol, Virginia)
Location14081 U.S. Route 11, Bristol, Virginia
Coordinates36°38′15.5″N 82°7′6″W / 36.637639°N 82.11833°W / 36.637639; -82.11833Coordinates: 36°38′15.5″N 82°7′6″W / 36.637639°N 82.11833°W / 36.637639; -82.11833
AreaLess than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Builtc. 1815 (1815)
Architectural styleGeorgian
NRHP reference #04000840[1]
VLR #095-0022
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 11, 2004
Designated VLRJune 16, 2004[2]

Walnut Grove, also known as the Robert Preston House, is a historic plantation house located just outside Bristol in Washington County, Virginia. It was built about 1815, and is a two-story, Georgian style timber-frame dwelling covered with wood weatherboard. The house has a gable roof and has a one-story full-width porch. The Grove was built on the Walnut Grove property in 1857.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[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. ^ Paul Hardin Kapp (January 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Walnut Grove" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying four photos