Benjamin Riegel House

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Benjamin Riegel House
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Benjamin Riegel House. November 2012.
Benjamin Riegel House is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Riegel House
Location 29 Delaware Rd., Riegelsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°35′41.2″N 75°11′33.1″W / 40.594778°N 75.192528°W / 40.594778; -75.192528Coordinates: 40°35′41.2″N 75°11′33.1″W / 40.594778°N 75.192528°W / 40.594778; -75.192528
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1832
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Vernacular Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86003569[1]
Added to NRHP January 6, 1987

Benjamin Riegel House is a historic home located at Riegelsville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1832, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, brick house in a vernacular Georgian style. It has a two-story, rear ell added before 1860. The house is situated between the Delaware River and Delaware Division canal and was damaged by flooding in 1903, 1936, and 1955. The house was restored in 1985. Also on the property are a contributing frame bank barn built about 1832 and shed.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

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  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 Kathleen K. Cook (August 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Benjamin Riegel House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.