Windsor Castle (Toano, Virginia)

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Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle, State Route 610, Toano vicinity (James City, Virginia).jpg
Windsor Castle, HABS Photo
Windsor Castle (Toano, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Windsor Castle (Toano, Virginia)
Windsor Castle (Toano, Virginia) is located in the US
Windsor Castle (Toano, Virginia)
Location 1812 Forge Rd., near Toano, Virginia
Coordinates 37°22′38″N 76°51′14″W / 37.37722°N 76.85389°W / 37.37722; -76.85389Coordinates: 37°22′38″N 76°51′14″W / 37.37722°N 76.85389°W / 37.37722; -76.85389
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built c. 1760 (1760)
NRHP Reference # 87002149[1]
VLR # 047-0021
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 14, 1987
Designated VLR July 21, 1987[2]

Windsor Castle, also known as Windsor, is a historic home located near Toano, James City County, Virginia. The house dates to about 1760, and is a 1 1/2-story, central passage plan frame dwelling. The house was expanded to its present size in the late-18th or early-19th century. It has a gable roof with dormers, sits on a brick foundation, and features exterior chimneys. The interior has an original closed-string stair and built-in corner cupboard.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[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. ^ Roberta Reid (1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Windsor Castle" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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