West View Schoolhouse

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West View Schoolhouse
West View Schoolhouse site.jpg
Site of the schoolhouse
West View Schoolhouse is located in Virginia
West View Schoolhouse
West View Schoolhouse is located in the US
West View Schoolhouse
Location VA 774 and 773, Weyers Cave, Virginia
Coordinates 38°16′2″N 78°54′42″W / 38.26722°N 78.91167°W / 38.26722; -78.91167Coordinates: 38°16′2″N 78°54′42″W / 38.26722°N 78.91167°W / 38.26722; -78.91167
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built c. 1875 (1875), c. 1890
MPS Public Schools in Augusta County Virginia 1870-1940 TR
NRHP Reference # 85000397[1]
VLR # 007-0426
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 27, 1985
Designated VLR December 11, 1984[2]

West View Schoolhouse is a historic public school building located at Weyers Cave, Augusta County, Virginia. It is a two-room schoolhouse with the first room built about 1875, and the second added by 1890. It is of frame construction with a limestone and brick foundation. The interior is considered the least altered and best preserved of all the surviving one- and two-room schools in Augusta County.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Ann McCleary (September 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: West View Schoolhouse" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo