Hampstead (Tunstall, Virginia)
Hampstead (Tunstall, Virginia)
Location1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of the junction of Rtes. 606 and 607, near Tunstall, Virginia
Coordinates37°35′56″N 77°07′20″W / 37.59889°N 77.12222°W / 37.59889; -77.12222Coordinates: 37°35′56″N 77°07′20″W / 37.59889°N 77.12222°W / 37.59889; -77.12222
Area1,000 acres (400 ha)
Builtc. 1825 (1825)
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.70000812[1]
VLR No.063-0013
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 18, 1970
Designated VLROctober 6, 1970[2]

Hampstead is a historic plantation house located near Tunstall, New Kent County, Virginia. It was built about 1825, as a two-story, rectangular Federal style brick dwelling with a hipped roof. The front facade features alternating window bays and pilasters and a central two-story pedimented projecting portico. Also located on the property are the contributing ruins of a granary, an 18th-century cottage and an icehouse[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (June 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hampstead" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo