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Chantilly

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c. 1800, c. 1900. 2239 Cartersville Rd.
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)

This frame house appears to be a late-eighteenth-century cottage with a c. 1800 rear gambrel-roof addition that was moved from another site. The one-and-a-half-story front section has three symmetrically placed openings below three gable dormers. Shed-roof pents flank the front sides of each of its exterior-end brick chimneys. The gambrel-roof rear section has shed dormers. Behind the house is a frame kitchen dating from c. 1830 and near the road is a one-room brick schoolhouse from the same era. The buildings form a mid-level plantation grouping with typically Southside one-and-a-half-story frame structures.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Chantilly", [Cartersville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-CB10.

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