Hockley Mill Farm

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Hockley Mill Farm
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Hockley Mill Farm, March 2011
Hockley Mill Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Hockley Mill Farm
Location Warwick Furnace Rd., SE of Knauertown, Warwick Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°09′15″N 75°42′59″W / 40.15417°N 75.71639°W / 40.15417; -75.71639Coordinates: 40°09′15″N 75°42′59″W / 40.15417°N 75.71639°W / 40.15417; -75.71639
Area 15.7 acres (6.4 ha)
Built c. 1735, 1780, 1805, c. 1840
Built by Knauer, Christopher
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 90001921[1]
Added to NRHP December 18, 1990

Hockley Mill Farm, also known as Mt. Pleasant Mills and Frank Knauer Mill, is a historic home and grist mill located in Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The farm has three contributing buildings and one contributing structure. They are the miller's house, 1 1/2-story stone and frame grist mill (1805), stone and frame bank barn (c. 1840), and the head and tail races. The house is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, banked fieldstone dwelling with a gable roof. The foundation in the western section was built about 1725 to support a log dwelling. It was expanded with the present eastern section in 1735, and the log section replaced about 1780. A two-story, two-bay annex was built in 1935-1940, and expanded in 1965. A shed-roofed addition was built to the north in 1990.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[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 Estelle Cremers (September 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Hockley Mill Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20.