Virginia House

Virginia House (HMDIX)

Location: Richmond, VA 23221
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.541', W 77° 29.715'

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Architectural elements of the Priory of Saint Sepulcher (Warwick Priory), originally built more than 900 years ago, were transplanted from England to Richmond in 1925 by American diplomat Alexander Wilbourne Weddell and his wife, Virginia. Reconfigured and renamed Virginia House, with gardens designed by landscape architect Charles F. Gillette, the estate lies a quarter mile south. Virginia House, an expression of the American Country Place movement, and its neighbor, Agecroft Hall, are the only two transplanted English manor houses standing side by side in America. Owned and exhibited by the Virginia Historical Society, Virginia House is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marker NumberSA 49
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279600 N 4159815
Decimal Degrees37.55901667, -77.49525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.541', W 77° 29.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 32.46" N, 77° 29' 42.90" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4103 Cary Street Rd, Richmond VA 23221, US
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