May 29, 2012

The Stone House (Lot 57), Leesburg, VA

Plan of the Town of Leesburg, 1759
Executed by John Hough, Leesburg, Virginia

Original town comprised of 60 acres, included 70 lots & 7 intersecting streets.

Lots required the purchaser to "erect, build, and house of brick, stone, or wood well framed of the dimensions of twenty feet long and sixteen feet wide and nine feet pitched at the least with a brick or stone chimney."

(The Stone House Lot highlighted in yellow.)

This structure lies to the east of stone house:

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