Brick was so rarely employed for early Lunenburg residences that when the Nebletts used it for their house, they named their plantation Brickland. Sterling Neblett Sr. was a physician and a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. Situated just east of Kettlesticks Creek in a handsome parklike setting and preceded by a driveway lined with cedar trees, the two-story, five-bay Federal house has several architectural features not usually found in the county. Interior-end chimneys rise from parapeted side walls with elbow gables, and wooden panels separate the first- and second-story windows. The entrance with double doors is sheltered by a four-columned pedimented portico. Dating from a Colonial Revival remodeling, an elaborate pediment, broken at the bottom and supported by pilasters, surmounts the original entrance of the one-story wing.
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