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Hawkwood, Route 15, Zion Crossroads, Louisa County, VA

Hawkwood, Route 15, Zion Crossroads, Louisa County, VA

 
 
description

Summary

The location was changed from Gordonsville vicinity to Zion Crossroads vicinity because the historic site is located in Louisa County, not Orange County.
Significance: Designed by A.J. Davis, who is widely regarded as the outstanding American designer of country houses in America. Designed at the height of his interest in the Tuscan style, it shows his skill in handling irregular composition and embodies features characteristic of his designing. Its arcaded veranda is notable and unique among the surviving Davis villas. Designed as a private dwelling.
Survey number: HABS VA-36
Building/structure dates: 1854 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1982 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1969 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73002036, 70000809

date_range

Date

1933 - 1970
person

Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Davis, Alexander J
Morris, Scott, transmitter
place

Location

Zion Crossroads37.97097, -78.21973
Google Map of 37.9709736, -78.2197262
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Source

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