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Blenheim is a house on the Wakefield plantation, located south of Bridge's Creek and southwest of Wakefield house. It is a two story, late Georgian style brick structure featuring Flemish-bond brickwork. William Augustine Washington enlarged the house at Blenheim after Wakefield burned in 1780 and moved there with his family. He remained there until sometime between 1787 and 1795. The property eventually passed to his daughter, Sarah Tayloe Washington (1800-1886). 


John W. Wayland, The Washingtons and Their Homes (Staunton: McClure Printing Company, 1944), 2, 8, 346.

"Blenheim," United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form. January 1975.… [Accessed 1 Dec. 2021]. 

"096-0003 Blenheim," DHR, Virginia Department of Historic Resources Webpage, [Accessed 1 Dec. 2021].