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VILLAGE VIEW Village View , A Stately Federal Style Mansion , Was Built About 17 ...

VILLAGE VIEW Village View , A Stately Federal Style Mansion , Was Built About 17 ...

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Description: VILLAGE VIEW Village View , a stately Federal style mansion , was built about 1795 by James Wall and remodeled in 1823 by Nathaniel Land . It is notable for its elaborate scrollwork in the fanlight and sidelights around the front door , ornately carved mantels , decorative interior moldings , and massive hewn beams . During Civil War engagements at Hicksford , 7 12 December 1864 , Confederate major generals W . H . F . " Rooney " Lee and Wade Hampton , attended by Village View owner Capt . William H . Briggs , met at the house . After the war , Briggs conducted the Briggs Academy , a private school for boys , in a small dwelling on the east lawn . Village View is listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places . Department of Historic Resources , 1994

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