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Address: 4301 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-3256
Phone Number: 804-353-4251
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A reassembled 12th-century English priory that is open to the public for...
A reassembled 12th-century English priory that is open to the public for tours.
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Five centuries of "something for everyone!"

I took some friends visiting from CT here the other day and we really enjoyed it. Elizabeth was a treasure trove of information about the house, the artifacts and the couple who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Midlothian, Virginia
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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I took some friends visiting from CT here the other day and we really enjoyed it. Elizabeth was a treasure trove of information about the house, the artifacts and the couple who built it. It's not the usual static restored-to-the-period house and gardens. You do need to call ahead to arrange a tour.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

May I commend Elizabeth who was our tour guide, this place is so much fun to learn about and you get to do the downstairs and also go upstairs and see the amazing yard and gardens...........really lovely in Spring of course...........very nice and reasonable $6 fee loved furnishings and art!!

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Anoka
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73 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is a large home with an interesting past, having been moved to this location. I would imagine in the future the Historical Society will do great things with it but it is not much right now. It is however right next door to Agecroft Hall so you get a two for one trip. The other thing is that all... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This beautiful home was originally two structures in England - a priory and a manor house. A must-see in Richmond! Relocated in 1927-29, it is the perfect example of adaptive reuse as a home for a former US ambassador and his wife. The grounds are astounding, the guides knowledgable, and the house itself is an architectural gem. Shakespearean plays are... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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29 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Akin to its neighbor Agecroft, Virginia House is the vision and legacy of Richmonders who wanted to bring England to Virginia. To visit this place is to understand that love of English history that the Weddell's tried to recreate and preserve. The woodwork is incredible,and don't miss the wood paintings of historical personages up high. And, I would go back... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We had the chance to see one of the hidden pleasure of Richmond, Virginia House. It is owned and operated under the Virginia Historic Society. What a great surprise this home was! It was like taking a step into England. The home is a English Tudor style manor that would brought here from England, stone by stone! There are surprises... More 

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MILNER
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Drove all the way there just to find out they are no longer open except by appointment. Agecroft Hall is right next door, did that instead

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Geelong, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Again reflective of the still decisive nature in the South. Accurate and worth a visit

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Richmond, Indiana
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Virginia house is great and next door to Agecroft Hall, so you can walk next door. This house has beautiful gardens and the inside is unbelievable. If you like historical houses, then you will like this one. Everyone we took there enjoyed it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

You will love the gardens - take a picnic lunch and enjoy the surroundings.

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