Wheatland Manor

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Wheatland Manor
Wheatland Manor.jpg
Western side and front
Wheatland Manor is located in Virginia
Wheatland Manor
Wheatland Manor is located in the US
Wheatland Manor
Location N side VA 639¼ mi. SE of jct. with VA 638, near Fincastle, Virginia
Coordinates 37°30′16″N 79°48′23″W / 37.50444°N 79.80639°W / 37.50444; -79.80639Coordinates: 37°30′16″N 79°48′23″W / 37.50444°N 79.80639°W / 37.50444; -79.80639
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built c. 1820 (1820), c. 1850
Built by English,Michael
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
NRHP reference # 91002040[1]
VLR # 011-0038
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 5, 1992
Designated VLR October 8, 1991[2]

Wheatland Manor is a historic home located near Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia. Built circa 1820, it is a two-story, five bay, brick, center passage plan I-house dwelling with interior Federal style detailing. It has a two-level Greek Revival style porch and two-story brick ell dated to the 1850s. Attached to the ell is a one-story frame kitchen wing. Also on the property are a contributing retaining wall, site of a terraced garden, ruins of an ice house, and foundation.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[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. ^ Daniel Pezzoni (September 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Wheatland Manor" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo