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Rock Creek Farm

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Late 19th century(?); early-20th-century addition. 1092 Hickory Rd.

When the plantation's house burned in the early twentieth century, the weatherboarded kitchen with its central stone chimney became the principal residence. To enlarge it, a frame addition was set at a right angle to the former kitchen and connected by a breeze-way. At the rear of this dwelling is a remarkable stone smokehouse with a high-pitched gable roof. Here the stones are of an unheard-of size for an outbuilding and have an extraordinary range of color.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Rock Creek Farm", [Kenbridge, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 335-335.

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