Enos House

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Erected before 1820 by the Warren family and last used as a private residence by the Enos family, this Surry County homestead is the sort of house occupied by middling farmers of the early Republican era in Southside Virginia. A distinguishing aspect of the otherwise simple dwelling is its double-pile, hall/parlor plan, a regional peculiarity reflecting the infiltration of Georgian layout into the vernacular architecture of an area which clung tenaciously to traditional forms well into the 19th century. The steep gable roof and narrow dormers are features common to most small houses of the period. The front porch is a later addition. The Enos House stood neglected for many years but has been stabilized by Surry County with restoration undertaken to complement the programs of an adjacent county recreational center.

Last Updated: June 2, 2023

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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

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