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VIRGINIA - Amherst County

Athlone (added 2001 - - #92001029)
Also known as DHR File No. 05-119
Jct. of VA 151 and VA 674 , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Bear Mountain Indian Mission School (added 1997 - - #97000152)
Also known as VDHR File No. 05-230
Jct. of VA 643 and VA 780, SW corner , Amherst
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education, Native American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, School
Current Function: Education, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, School

Brick House (added 2006 - - #05001620)
Also known as King David's Palace
854 Fletcher's Level Rd. , Clifford
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Garland, David Shepherd
Significant Year: 1803
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Edge Hill (added 2008 - - #08000418)
Also known as VDHR #005-0005
1380 Edgehill Plantation Rd. , Gladstone
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Walker, Isaac W., Clark, Pendleton S.
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Edgewood (added 2006 - - #06000706)
Also known as VDHR File# 163-0003
138 Garland Ave. , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davies, Arthur B.
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Edgewood (added 2008 - - #08000200)
Also known as Massie House
591 Puppy Cr. Rd. , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Massie, Joseph Hardin
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Cemetery, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Single Dwelling

Fairview (added 2009 - - #09000391)
Also known as 005-0006
2416 Lowesville Rd. , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Taliaferro, Nathan C.
Architectural Style: Italian Villa
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling

Forest Hill (added 2007 - - #07000218)
Also known as DHR File # 005-0108
713 Indian Creek Rd. , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Waller, William Macon
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195) (added 1989 - - #89001921)
Also known as 44AH91;44AH195
Address Restricted , Madison Heights
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Engineering
Cultural Affiliation: American military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Forest

Galt's Mill Complex (added 2009 - - #09000791)
Also known as DHR file no. 005-5037
1133 Galt's Mill Rd. , Madison Heights
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Galt, William, Turner, Edgar J.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Processing, Rail-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Village Site, Water-Related
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Rail-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Village Site

Geddes (added 1983 - - #83003257)
SR 700 , Clifford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Glebe, The (added 2008 - - #08000419)
Also known as DHR File No. 005-0010
156 Patrick Henry Hwy. , Amherst
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Anglican Parish of Amherst County
Architectural Style: Federal, Colonial
Historic Person: Penn, Gabriel, Camp, Reverand Ichabod
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Hite Store (added 1997 - - #97000487)
Also known as Riverview;VDHR Inventory No. 5-58
0.25 mi. S of jct. of VA 778 and VA 666 , Lowesville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Post Office, School, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Mountain View Farm (added 1997 - - #96001453)
Also known as Mountain View Farm at Rebec Vineyards
Jct. of Co. Rt. 3 and US 29 , Clifford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cabell, Paul Carrington, Rose, Col. Hugh
Architectural Style: Colonial, Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Norfolk Southern Six Mile Bridge No. 58 (added 1995 - - #95001175)
Also known as VDHR File No. 15-352
Over James R. W of jct. of VA 726 and Norfolk & Western RR tracks , Lynchburg
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Oak Lawn (added 2006 - - #06000802)
Also known as Burford House
155 Winridge Dr. , Madison Heights
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Burford, Sylvester L.
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Red Hill Farm (added 1980 - - #80004168)
W of Pedlar Mills on VA 647 , Pedlar Mills
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Ellis,Richard S.
Significant Year: 1825, 1824
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Speed the Plough (added 2007 - - #07000391)
Also known as DHR#005-0040
389 Fair Lea Ln. , Monroe
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Dearing, William A.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Single Dwelling

Sweet Briar College Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000240)
Also known as VDHR No. 05-219
Sweet Briar Dr., .5 mi. W of US 29 , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Cram, Ralph Adams
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Sweet Briar House (added 1970 - - #70000783)
Also known as Sweet Briar;Locust Ridge
SW of jct. of U.S. 29 and VA 624 , Sweet Briar
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Italian Villa
Historic Person: Fletcher,Elijah
Significant Year: 1851, 1825
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Tusculum (added 2004 - - #04001244)
Also known as 005-0020
2077 N. Amherst Hwy. (US 29) , Amherst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal, Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Work In Progress

Winton (added 1974 - - #74002104)
W of VA 151 , Clifford
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Georgian
Historic Person: Cabell,Col. Joseph,et al.
Significant Year: 1770
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Funerary, Social
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Civic




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