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c. 1816. c. 1840, enlargement. 1997, restoration. U.S. 360 (south side), Miller's Tavern

Single-cell houses similar to this, with massive exterior chimneys, were a common sight in the landscape of the Virginia peninsulas in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Woodlawn is well built and serviceable, with a gambrel roof that allowed for expansion. It stood vacant for many years before its recent restoration.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Woodlawn", [Tappahannock, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 350-350.

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