Beverley Mill

Beverley Mill

Beverley's Mill, HABS Photo
Location Junction of Virginia State Route 55 and Beverleys Mill Road, near Broad Run, Virginia
Coordinates 38°49′28″N 77°42′39″W / 38.82444°N 77.71083°W / 38.82444; -77.71083Coordinates: 38°49′28″N 77°42′39″W / 38.82444°N 77.71083°W / 38.82444; -77.71083
Area 9.9 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1759 (1759)
Part of Broad Run-Little Georgetown Rural Historic District (#16000205)
NRHP Reference # 72001411[1]
VLR # 076-0002
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 23, 1972
Designated CP April 21, 2016
Designated VLR November 1, 1971[2]

Beverley Mill, also known as Chapman Mill, is a historic grist mill located near Broad Run, Virginia, straddling the county line between Prince William and Fauquier Counties. It was built about 1759, and is a five-story, four bay by three bay, rubble stone structure. The water power was provided by Broad Run Creek which, in its 1,300 foot passage through the Gap, drops 87 feet. Exterior mill machinery remaining includes the 29 foot metal waterwheel and sluice gate as well as the stone mill race. The mill continued in operation through World War II.[3] It is included in the Thoroughfare Gap Battlefield.

The mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (August 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Beverley Mill" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo

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