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1844
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Listings by StateHistoric DistrictsVacant / Not In Use

VIRGINIA - Powhatan County

Beaumont (added 1987 - - #87000571)
Also known as Beaumont Learning Center;Virginia Industrial School for Boys
VA 313 , Michaux
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Belmead (added 1969 - - #69000270)
NW of jct. of Rtes. 663 and 600 , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davis,Alexander J.
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Belnemus (added 1979 - - #79003069)
Also known as Belle-Nemus;Bellnemus;Bellenemus
W of Powhatan off U.S. 60 , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Blenheim (added 1986 - - #86003475)
6177 Blenheim Rd. , Ballsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Elmington (added 2005 - - #04001538)
Also known as 072-0012
3277 Maidens Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davis, Alexander Jackson
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Emmanuel Episcopal Church (added 1990 - - #90001924)
Also known as DHR 72-13
Emmanuel Church Rd. S of US 60 , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cooke,Gen. Philip St. George, Davis,Alexander Jackson
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Fine Creek Mills Historic District (added 2004 - - #03001440)
Also known as VDHR # 072-5018
2425-2434 Robert E. Lee Rd. (VA 641) , Fine Creek Mills
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Post Office, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling

French's Tavern (added 1989 - - #89000293)
Also known as Swan's Creek Plantation;Indian Camp;Harris's Store;The Colem
6100 Old Buckingham Rd. , Ballsville
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Huguenot Memorial Chapel and Monument (added 1988 - - #88000214)
Also known as Manakin Church;VDHL File 72-93
VA 711 , Manakin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: European
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Religious Structure
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker

Keswick (added 1974 - - #74002144)
NE of Powhatan off VA 711 , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Mosby Tavern (added 2003 - - #03000214)
Also known as Cumberland Old Courthouse
2625 Old Tavern Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Mosby, Benjamin, Mosby, Littleberry, Sr.
Significant Year: 1859, 1849, 1741
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Courthouse, Processing, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Norwood (added 1980 - - #80004212)
NE of Powhatan , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Paxton (added 1990 - - #90001987)
Also known as DHR file # 72-34
3032 Genito Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Powhatan Courthouse Historic District (added 1970 - - #70000821)
Jct. of Rtes. 13 and 300 , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davis,Alexander J.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling

Provost (added 1999 - - #99001603)
Also known as Oakville
4801 Cartersville Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Red Lane Tavern (added 2002 - - #01001516)
Also known as 072-0044
3009 Lower Hill Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rosemont (added 2008 - - #08000482)
Also known as Taylor's Seat; Hardscrabble; DHR # 072-0169
4747 Cosby Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dodd, C.L.
Architectural Style: Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Somerset (added 2006 - - #06000804)
2310 Ballsville Rd. , Powhatan
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Single Dwelling

St. Luke's Episcopal Church (added 1989 - - #89000193)
2245 Huguenot Trail , Fine Creek Mill
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harrison,William Henry
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure




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