The Mansion at Fort Chiswell

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Fort Chiswell Mansion
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell.JPG
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell, January 2014.
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell is located in Virginia
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell
Location325 Factory Outlet Drive, near Max Meadows, Fort Chiswell, Virginia
Coordinates36°56′42″N 80°56′13″W / 36.94500°N 80.93694°W / 36.94500; -80.93694Coordinates: 36°56′42″N 80°56′13″W / 36.94500°N 80.93694°W / 36.94500; -80.93694
Area75 acres (30 ha)
Built1839 (1839)-1840
Built byThorn, Lorain; Johnson, James
Architectural styleEarly Republic, Greek Revival, Roman Revival
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #71000992[1]
VLR #098-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 6, 1971
Designated VLRMarch 2, 1971[2]
 
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Fort Chiswell Mansion
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell.JPG
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell, January 2014.
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell is located in Virginia
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell
Location325 Factory Outlet Drive, near Max Meadows, Fort Chiswell, Virginia
Coordinates36°56′42″N 80°56′13″W / 36.94500°N 80.93694°W / 36.94500; -80.93694Coordinates: 36°56′42″N 80°56′13″W / 36.94500°N 80.93694°W / 36.94500; -80.93694
Area75 acres (30 ha)
Built1839 (1839)-1840
Built byThorn, Lorain; Johnson, James
Architectural styleEarly Republic, Greek Revival, Roman Revival
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #71000992[1]
VLR #098-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 6, 1971
Designated VLRMarch 2, 1971[2]

The Mansion at Fort Chiswell, also known as the McGavock Mansion and Fort Chiswell Mansion, is a historic home located at Fort Chiswell near Max Meadows, Wythe County, Virginia. It was constructed in 1839-1840, by Stephen and Joseph Cloyd McGavock, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style brick dwelling. The front facade features two-story diastyle portico composed of two provincial Greek Doric order columns supporting a pediment. It has a steep gable ends with slightly projecting end chimneys and one-story Italianate bracketed porches. It has a two-story rear ell with a frame gallery and an attached a one-story brick kitchen.[3] It is a private residence, available for tours and events.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ J.R. Fishburne and Calder Loth (February 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fort Chiswell Mansion". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ The Mansion at Fort Chiswell website