Stratton Manor

Stratton Manor (HMX0D)

Location: Cape Charles, VA 23310 Northampton County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 18.589', W 75° 57.704'

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Benjamin Stratton, a member of the family that had owned the land since 1636, constructed this finely crafted house nearby about 1764, according to dated chimney bricks.Perhaps built on the site of an earlier Stratton dwelling, the house exemplifies the 18th - century vernacular architecture typical of Virginia's Eastern Shore. Among the features of the regional form are frame construction. Flemish-bond brick ends, chevron patterns in the gables, exterior chimneys with steepy sloping weatherings, and paneled chimney walls inside. Stratton was a chairmaker as well as a farmer, giving the house significance as an artisan's dwelling of the Revolutionary era.
HM NumberHMX0D
Marker NumberWY-6
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 414776 N 4129675
Decimal Degrees37.30981667, -75.96173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.589', W 75° 57.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 35.34" N, 75° 57' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20101-20259 Charles M Lankford Jr Memorial Hwy, Cape Charles VA 23310, US
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