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Montezuma (Norwood, Virginia)

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Built  1790
VLR #  062-0010
Opened  1790
Architectural style  Federal architecture
NRHP Reference #  80004202
Designated VLR  April 15, 1980
Area  3 ha
Added to NRHP  30 July 1980
Montezuma (Norwood, Virginia) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  NE of Norwood on State Route 626, near Norwood, Virginia

Montezuma, also referred to as Spring Hill, is a historic home located near Norwood, Nelson County, Virginia. It was erected around 1790, and is a notable example of Piedmont Virginia Federal architecture. It has a two-story main block with a 1 12-story wing, laid in Flemish bond brick, with a Roman Revival dwarf portico. It is associated with the Cabell family, who settled in Nelson County in the second quarter of the 18th century. Because of his friendship with the Cabell family, the use of the Roman Doric order, certain exterior details and the floor plan, Thomas Jefferson is often associated with the design of the home.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

References

Montezuma (Norwood, Virginia) Wikipedia


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