North Wales (Warrenton, Virginia)

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North Wales
North Wales (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
North Wales (Warrenton, Virginia)
Location7392 Ironwood Ln., Warrenton, Virginia
Coordinates38°40′36″N 77°49′21″W / 38.67667°N 77.82250°W / 38.67667; -77.82250Coordinates: 38°40′36″N 77°49′21″W / 38.67667°N 77.82250°W / 38.67667; -77.82250
Area1,287.9 acres (521.2 ha)
Built1776
ArchitectLittle, Arthur; et al.
Architectural styleGeorgian, Colonial Revival
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #99000726[1]
VLR #030-0093
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 29, 1999
Designated VLRMarch 17, 1999[2]
 
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North Wales
North Wales (Warrenton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
North Wales (Warrenton, Virginia)
Location7392 Ironwood Ln., Warrenton, Virginia
Coordinates38°40′36″N 77°49′21″W / 38.67667°N 77.82250°W / 38.67667; -77.82250Coordinates: 38°40′36″N 77°49′21″W / 38.67667°N 77.82250°W / 38.67667; -77.82250
Area1,287.9 acres (521.2 ha)
Built1776
ArchitectLittle, Arthur; et al.
Architectural styleGeorgian, Colonial Revival
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #99000726[1]
VLR #030-0093
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 29, 1999
Designated VLRMarch 17, 1999[2]

North Wales is a historic plantation and national historic district located in Fauquier County, Virginia near Warrenton, Virginia. Currently it is a 1,287.9-acre (521.2 ha) historic district that includes a manor home and farm. A date of significance for the site is 1776. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

The listed area includes work by Arthur Little and other architects and/or builders. It includes Georgian architecture and Colonial Revival architecture in 38 contributing buildings, eight contributing sites and contributing structures.[1]

It's a historic plantation.[3]

The estate on 1,471 acres was sold to former Goldman Sachs partner David B. Ford September 30, 2014 for $21 Million. [4] Ford has acquired other historic properties including the noted record-breaking purchase of Newport, RI Gilded Age mansion "Miramar", by architect Horace Trumbauer, for $17.15 million in 2006. [5]

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