Benjamin Rush House

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Benjamin Rush House
B Rush House 1908.JPG
Benjamin Rush House, January 2011
Benjamin Rush House is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Rush House
Location Boot Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′32″N 75°36′17″W / 40.00889°N 75.60472°W / 40.00889; -75.60472Coordinates: 40°0′32″N 75°36′17″W / 40.00889°N 75.60472°W / 40.00889; -75.60472
Area 1.4 acres (0.57 ha)
Built 1908
Architect George Bispham Page
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Other, Georgian Revival
Governing body Private
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003300[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1984

Benjamin Rush House, also known as Chesteridge, is a historic home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1908 as a summer home for an insurance company president named Benjamin Rush. It is a 2 1/2-story, six bay dwelling built of green serpentine stone and fieldstone in the Georgian Revival style. It has a 1 1/2-story service wing and a 2-story library wing, added in 1928.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes M. L. Wolf and Brandywine Cons. (December 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Benjamin Rush House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.