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Blenheim (Wakefield Corner, Virginia)

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Built  c. 1781 (1781)
VLR #  096-0003
Area  172 ha
Added to NRHP  5 June 1975
NRHP Reference #  75002042
Designated VLR  February 18, 1975
Architectural style  Georgian architecture
Blenheim (Wakefield Corner, Virginia)
Location  N of Wakefield Corner off VA 204, near Wakefield Corner, Virginia

Blenheim is a historic home located near Wakefield Corner, Westmoreland County, Virginia. It was built about 1781, and is a two-story, three bay, Late Georgian style brick dwelling. It has a gable roof and two-story, frame wing. The house was built by the Washington family to replace the original family house at Wakefield soon after it burned on Christmas Day, 1779. The house was built for William Augustine Washington, the son of George Washington's half-brother Augustine Washington II.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

References

Blenheim (Wakefield Corner, Virginia) Wikipedia


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