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253-5019 Exeter *Delisted

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VLR Listing Date 02/20/1973

NRHP Listing Date 08/14/1973

NRHP Reference Number 73002032

Delisted from VLR on 03/19/1997

Delisted from NRHP on 03/19/2001

Dating from the 1790s, this unusual several-sectioned Federal plantation house of Exeter was built by Dr. Wilson Cary Selden. Its portico and varied roof forms gave it particular distinction. Exeter stood abandoned for many years and was finally destroyed by fire in 1980.

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

Updated: December 6, 2022