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1925. Southeast side of Hampshire County 16 at the base of the mountain

The rear walls of the octagonal springhouse, built of sandstone laid in random rubble, are mortared directly into a rocky bluff known as White Cliff. The spring, estimated to be 1,000 feet deep, maintains a constant temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Capon Run issues from the spring and courses down the northeast side of the grounds.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Springhouse", [Wardensville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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