Berry Hill

S of jct. of Rtes. 659 and 682, South Boston, Virginia

Photos 

Berry Hill Plantation

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

Constructed c. 1839, this is a two-story, stuccoed, Greek revival mansion with an impressive Greek Doric octastyle portico across the front and two service pavilions with porticoes echoing that of the main house. The house is regarded as an excellent representation of domestic Greek Revival architecture in the United States. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 11, 1971

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 25, 1969
Reference number
69000246
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
ca. 1839
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3

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