Yates Tavern

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Yates Tavern
Yancy Cabin Gretna Virginia.jpg
Yancy Cabin, HABS Photo
Yates Tavern is located in Virginia
Yates Tavern
Yates Tavern is located in the United States
Yates Tavern
LocationS of Gretna on U.S. 29, near Gretna, Virginia
Coordinates36°56′8″N 79°22′5″W / 36.93556°N 79.36806°W / 36.93556; -79.36806Coordinates: 36°56′8″N 79°22′5″W / 36.93556°N 79.36806°W / 36.93556; -79.36806
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Architectural styleTidewater-Upland House
NRHP reference No.74002143[1]
VLR No.071-0060
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 19, 1974
Designated VLRNovember 19, 1974[2]

Yates Tavern, also known as Yancy Cabin, is a historic tavern located near Gretna, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The building dates to the late-18th or early-19th century, and is a two-story, frame building sheathed in weatherboard. It measures approximately 18 feet by 24 feet and has eight-inch jetty on each long side at the second-floor level. It is representative of a traditional hall-and-parlor Tidewater house. The building was occupied by a tavern in the early-19th century. It was restored in the 1970s.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[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 (October 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Yates Tavern" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo

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