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Richmond

Virginia House

Virginia House is a country house on a hillside overlooking the James River in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The house was constructed from the materials of the 16th Century Warwick Priory and shipped over and reassembled, completed several months before the stock market crash of 1929. Virginia House is in the Tudor architectural style but incorporates a range of designs from other English houses and has modern facilities such as seven baths and central heating.

It belonged to Alexander and Virginia Weddell, an interior designer who had created a lavish interior for the house, salvaging many materials from the priory and other old English manors and adding further elegant English and Spanish antiques, oriental carpets, silks, and silverware. Today Virginia House is operated by the Virginia Historical Society as a museum; however, the house as it was in the 1930s remains mostly intact except for gradual crumbling sandstone replacement. Immediately to the west of the property is Agecroft Hall.