Glebe House of Southwark Parish

Glebe House of Southwark Parish (HM14U)

Location: Spring Grove, VA 23881 Surry County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 8.131', W 76° 53.526'

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Nearby stands the glebe house of the formerly Anglican Southwark Parish that was built soon after 1724. A glebe was a parcel of land owned by a colonial church and farmed to pay the minister's expenses. This glebe house was used as a parish rectory and is one in a rare surviving group in Virginia. The first to live here was the Reverend John Cargill, a leading colonial cleric. The dis-establishment of the Anglican church resulted in the property's sale into private ownership in 1802. Exterior chimneys were added and the gable roof was rebuilt as a gambrel. The property was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register in 1975 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
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HM NumberHM14U
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Marker NumberK-228
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:46am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 331939 N 4111581
Decimal Degrees37.13551667, -76.89210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.131', W 76° 53.526'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 7.86" N, 76° 53' 31.56" W
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Area Code(s)757, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2987 Colonial Trail W, Spring Grove VA 23881, US
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