Ditchley (Kilmarnock, Virginia)
is a historic plantation house
located near Kilmarnock
, Northumberland County, Virginia
. It was built in 1762, and is a two-story, Georgian
style brick mansion with a hipped roof. It consists of a five bay main block flanked by one-story wings. The house was renovated and modernized in the 1930s by noted philanthropist Jessie Ball duPont
(1884-1970). Also on the property are two contributing smokehouses
and the Lee family cemetery
and site of a kitchen building.
Original built in 1687. This plantation was a grant to Col. Richard Lee I and was named for a Lee estate near Oxford, England. House was built by Kendall Lee, grandson of Richard Lee and son of Captain Hancock Lee, Hon. (1653–1709) and Mary Kendall (1661–1694).
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
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