Hibernia House

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Hibernia House
Back of Hibernia Mansion.jpg
Back of Hibernia Mansion, August 2008
Hibernia House is located in Pennsylvania
Hibernia House
Location North of Wagontown off Pennsylvania Route 340, West Caln Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′45″N 75°50′33″W / 40.02917°N 75.84250°W / 40.02917; -75.84250Coordinates: 40°1′45″N 75°50′33″W / 40.02917°N 75.84250°W / 40.02917; -75.84250
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built c. 1798, 1821, 1895-1910
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75001632[1]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1975

Hibernia House is a historic home located in Hibernia County Park, near Wagontown, West Caln Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in four phases between the late-18th and early-20th century. The original section was a two-story, stone dwelling measuring 18 feet by 24 feet. In 1798, a 1 1/2-story, stone kitchen addition was built. In 1821, the mansion house was built making the older sections the west wing. The mansion house is a 2 1/2-story, four bay, stone structure measuring 45 feet by 43 feet. The house was modified between 1895 and 1910 to add a 33 foot wide pedimented pavilion, ballroom addition, and addition to the west wing.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[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 Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Hibernia House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20.