Davies House (Berks County, Pennsylvania)

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Davies House
Davies House (Berks County, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Davies House (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Location Berkley Rd., Ontelaunee Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°25′39″N 75°56′6″W / 40.42750°N 75.93500°W / 40.42750; -75.93500Coordinates: 40°25′39″N 75°56′6″W / 40.42750°N 75.93500°W / 40.42750; -75.93500
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1767-1772
Built by Parvin, William; Davies, Edward & Luke
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82001530[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1982

Davies House, also known as "Twin Spruce," is a historic home located in Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1767 and 1772, and is a 2 1/2-story, fieldstone dwelling with a gable roof. It has a two-story, stone and frame addition to the west, with a one-story half gable addition on that. The additions were completed by 1835. It is Georgian in style with Federal style details. Also on the property is a contributing stone smokehouse / cold cellar.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[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 Ricki Hurwitz (May 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Davies House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.