The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)

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The Oaks
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)
Location437 E. Beverly St., Staunton, Virginia
Coordinates38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583Coordinates: 38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583
Arealess than one acre
Built1888
Built byHotchkiss, Maj. Jedeiah
ArchitectWinslow & Wetherell
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #79003302[1]
VLR #132-0021
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 19, 1979
Designated VLRDecember 19, 1978[2]
 
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The Oaks
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia) is located in Virginia
The Oaks (Staunton, Virginia)
Location437 E. Beverly St., Staunton, Virginia
Coordinates38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583Coordinates: 38°9′5″N 79°3′57″W / 38.15139°N 79.06583°W / 38.15139; -79.06583
Arealess than one acre
Built1888
Built byHotchkiss, Maj. Jedeiah
ArchitectWinslow & Wetherell
Governing bodyPrivate
NRHP Reference #79003302[1]
VLR #132-0021
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 19, 1979
Designated VLRDecember 19, 1978[2]

The Oaks is a historic home located at Staunton, Virginia. It was designed by Winslow & Wetherell and built between 1888 and 1890. It is a three-story, 21-room, Shingle Style brick dwelling. The listing included three contributing buildings. It features a complex hipped roof, sleeping porches, a 3-part round-headed window, and protruding 5-sided bay. Also on the property are a contributing carriage house and outbuilding now connected to the main house. It was built by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] It is located in the Gospel Hill Historic District.

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 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ William T. Frazier (November 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: The Oaks". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo