R. V. Chew House. Early 1920s

673 Chestnut Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980

Story-and-a-half frame Colonial Revival house with weatherboard siding and an asphalt-shingle gambrel roof with a large front shed dormer. The one-story entry porch has clustered slender classical wood columns and a gable roof with vaulted ceiling. Other features include an interior brick chimney, a front entry with a round-arched transom, wood-shingle siding in the roof ends, sunrooms on both the north and south ends with paneled pilasters and roof balconies with wooden Chinese Chippendale railings, a one-story front bay window with casements, 6/6 windows with louvered wood shutters with decorative cutouts in upper panels, and a one-story rear wing with an engaged side porch. The yard is densely landscaped and there is a stand of bamboo along the back alley. The house has the appearance of a mail-order kit home.

Garage. Late 1920s. One-story frame with weatherboard siding, an asphalt-shingled gable roof, and a wood and glass panel door.

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form 2/4/02