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Old Customs House (Little Sandwich)

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Little Sandwich
c. 1805, 1934. Virginia St. (near the waterfront)

Although named for a royal customhouse that stood in Urbanna in the 1760s, this brick house appears to be of later date, although it may use materials from the earlier structure. A good surviving example of a vernacular house, the brick structure, laid in Flemish bond, has one exterior and one interior chimney.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Old Customs House (Little Sandwich)", [Urbanna, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-PE30.5.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 342-342.

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