Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia)

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Warrenton Historic District
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Warrenton Historic District
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Northern Virginia
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia)
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia)
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in the US
Warrenton Historic District (Warrenton, Virginia)
Location Roughly Main, Waterloo, Alexandria, Winchester, Culpeper, High, Falmouth, Lee, and Horner Sts., Warrenton, Virginia
Coordinates 38°42′40″N 77°47′35″W / 38.71111°N 77.79306°W / 38.71111; -77.79306Coordinates: 38°42′40″N 77°47′35″W / 38.71111°N 77.79306°W / 38.71111; -77.79306
Area 127 acres (51 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Georgian Revival
NRHP reference # 83004243[1]
VLR # 156-0019
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 13, 1983
Designated VLR August 16, 1983[2]

Warrenton Historic District is a national historic district located at Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia. It encompasses 288 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of the county seat of Warrenton. Notable buildings include the old Fauquier County courthouse (1890), Fauquier County Administration Building (1928), the former Fauquier County Public Library (1923), Fauquier National Bank (1925), "Paradise" (1758), the Thomas L. Moore House (1816), the James Caldwell House (1831), the John Quincy Marr House (1830), the Marshall Building (c. 1820), the California Building (c. 1850), old Town Hall (1854), Warrenton Presbyterian Church (1855), Ullman's Store, and "Mecca" (1859). Also located on the district are the separately listed Brentmoor and Old Fauquier County Jail.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (August 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Warrenton Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map