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Hill Grove

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c. 1820, c. 1845. VA 708, approximately 1 mile southwest of VA 622

A number of houses developed in a manner that is particularly popular in Southside. An early-nineteenth-century frame house of one-and-a-half stories, often with shed dormers, is enlarged by the addition of a mid-nineteenth-century two-story wing. The two-story wing was probably designed to provide the privacy of a second-floor bedroom. Often, the two parts of the house are further united by a one-story hipped-roof porch that touches both sections.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Hill Grove", [Amelia Court House, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-AA16.

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