Bewdley

Bewdley (HMFXE)

Location: Lancaster, VA 22503 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 48.05', W 76° 34.167'

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About three miles southeast, on the north bank of the Rappahannock River, Bewdley was one of the most unusual houses in Virginia, with two rows of dormer windows. It was built by Major James Ball, cousin of Washington's mother, about 1750. The first steamboat on the river touched at its wharf. The house burned in 1917; only one chimney remains.
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HM NumberHMFXE
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Marker NumberJ-81
Year Placed1948
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Development
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361830 N 4184877
Decimal Degrees37.80083333, -76.56945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.05', W 76° 34.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 3.00" N, 76° 34' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2864 Morattico Rd, Lancaster VA 22503, US
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