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Fairview

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Mid-19th century. Southwest side of Russeldale Rd. (Mineral County 13), 0.4 miles southeast of the intersection of Mineral County 13 with Mineral County 11, 3 miles south of Burlington
  • Fairview

A rectangular brick farmhouse with a threebay facade, Fairview attains architectural distinction through its finely proportioned Ionic portico, a pediment containing a lunette that lights the attic, and a square monitor atop the shallow hipped roof. A rear ell, along with the two-tiered rear porches, was likely added soon after the original construction. The National Register nomination form appropriately characterizes the house as “comfortably elaborate.” A number of farm buildings, some of which predate the house, form a picturesque ensemble.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Fairview", [, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-MN10.

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