Farnley (White Post, Virginia)

Farnley is a property that includes two historic plantation houses and a farm located near White Post, Clarke County, Virginia. The Meadows is a brick I-house built sometime between 1815 and 1820. The focal point of the property, however, is its namesake Farnley, a sophisticated Federal-style residence built about 1836. It has a gable roof with wide interior-end chimneys. Also on the property is an assortment of 19th- and 20th-century farm buildings including a stone slave quarters.[3]

Farnley (White Post, Virginia) is located in Northern Virginia
Farnley (White Post, Virginia)
Farnley (White Post, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Farnley (White Post, Virginia)
Farnley (White Post, Virginia) is located in the United States
Farnley (White Post, Virginia)
LocationVA 658 at VA 622, near White Post, Virginia
Coordinates39°01′41″N 78°06′50″W / 39.02806°N 78.11389°W / 39.02806; -78.11389
Area400 acres (160 ha)
Builtc. 1815 (1815)-1820, 1836
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.89001914[1]
VLR No.021-0030
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 2, 1989
Designated VLRDecember 13, 1988[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

References Edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ John Salmon and Julie Vosmik (December 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Farnley" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. and Accompanying photo