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March 26, 2015 / Joanne Yeck

Buckingham Houses: Caryswood


 Courtesy Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Caryswood, one of Buckingham County’s most beautiful homes, is on the market. Click here to see a gallery, including interiors: Caryswood.

CARYSWOOD is a stately historic Greek Revival-style residence, built c. 1855-1915, showcasing quality craftsmanship and original details including woodwork in a four-graduated-band motif on both the interior and exterior, mantels and hardware. Land is gently rolling with approx. 85 acres open and the balance wooded. On National Register of Historic Places and Virginia Historic Landmark.

Follow these Slate River Ramblings’ links to read more about the history of Caryswood and the Cary family in Buckingham:

Caryswood Plantation

Plantation Life: Caryswood

Caryswood Plantation Centennial Map


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  1. Charles Fields / May 13 2023 12:50 am

    Plain house. Would not even slightly be interested in anything about it. Past needs to remain in the past. Only people interested in very old houses that are not kept well would go there. Not for me.

  2. Brenda Davis / Jun 22 2015 8:29 pm

    Looking for african american family of Cary’s ended up in scottsville va.first names ;charles,fanny,david,lemuell,landonia,rose ,jane,rose b.

    • Joanne Yeck / Jun 22 2015 8:32 pm

      Good luck, Brenda. I hope someone drops by who recognizes your Cary names. Joanne

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