Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania)

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Belmont
BensalemPA Belmont.jpg
Belmont, April 2012
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania)
Location 3779 Bristol Rd., Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′27″N 74°57′5″W / 40.14083°N 74.95139°W / 40.14083; -74.95139Coordinates: 40°8′27″N 74°57′5″W / 40.14083°N 74.95139°W / 40.14083; -74.95139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built c. 1850
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 88000460[1]
Added to NRHP May 3, 1988

Belmont is a historic home located at Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1850, and is an "L"-shaped, 2 3/4-story, stuccoed stone dwelling in the Greek Revival style. It has a hipped roof and features a one-story, wraparound verandah. The home was built for mill owner Paul Townsend on a farm property in 1850 and owned until his death in 1890.[2] The home is across the street from Neshaminy Mall on Bristol Road.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jeffrey L. Marshall (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Belmont" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-29.