Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware)

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Hart House
Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Hart House (Taylor's Bridge, Delaware)
Location East of Taylors Bridge on Road 453, Taylors Bridge, Delaware
Coordinates 39°24′18″N 75°32′35″W / 39.40500°N 75.54306°W / 39.40500; -75.54306Coordinates: 39°24′18″N 75°32′35″W / 39.40500°N 75.54306°W / 39.40500; -75.54306
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1747 (1747)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000544[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1973

Hart House is a historic home located at Taylors Bridge, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built about 1747, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay brick dwelling with a low-pitched gable roof. It is one room deep. The house was the scene of a gun battle on July 12, 1747 (Old style) with Spanish marauders during the War of Jenkins' Ear.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Vincent Rogers and Rosemary Troy (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hart House". National Park Service.  and accompanying two photos