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Hewick Bed and Breakfast (Hewick, or Hewrick, House)

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Hewick, or Hewrick, House
c. 1750, c. 1810, c. 1849. VA 602, Urbanna. Identified with a sign

This house, approached by a long, tree-lined drive, illustrates the changing tastes of a Virginia family. The property has been owned by the politically important Robinson family and their heirs since the seventeenth century. It probably began as a single-story structure with a clipped gable roof. Early in the nineteenth century the roof forms were changed to gambrels, one of which still remains on the ell. About mid-century the front section received a second floor and a Greek Revival gable roof. Tours are offered.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Hewick Bed and Breakfast (Hewick, or Hewrick, House)", [Urbanna, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-PE30.8.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 343-343.

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