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Locust Hill (Hurt, Virginia)

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Built  1861 (1861), 1930
NRHP Reference #  02001449
Area  40 ha
Built by  Johnson, Enoch
VLR #  071-5153
Added to NRHP  27 November 2002
Locust Hill (Hurt, Virginia)
Location  7408 Ward's Rd., Hurt, Virginia
Architectural style  Late Victorian, Swiss Gothic

Locust Hill is a historic home and farm complex located near Hurt, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The house was built in two sections with the main section built in 1861, and expanded with a three-story rear ell in 1930. The original section is a 2 1/2-story, three bay, frame dwelling in the Swiss Gothic style. It has a steeply pitched gable roof that incorporates two central chimneys and four gable ends decorated in ornamental bargeboard. Also on the property are a number of contributing resources including a tavern, a servants' quarter, a kitchen, an icehouse, a chicken house, a smoke house, a dairy, a servants' quarter, a caretaker's house, a grist mill, a dam, a family cemetery, and the ruins of an 18th-century house.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

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Locust Hill (Hurt, Virginia) Wikipedia


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