Hopewell Farm

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Hopewell Farm
Barn and Silo Complex at Hopewell Farm, March 2011
Hopewell Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Hopewell Farm
Location 1751 Valley Rd., Valley Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′01″N 75°52′09″W / 39.96694°N 75.86917°W / 39.96694; -75.86917Coordinates: 39°58′01″N 75°52′09″W / 39.96694°N 75.86917°W / 39.96694; -75.86917
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built 1787
Architectural style Other, PA barn type
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09001215[1]
Added to NRHP January 11, 2010

Hopewell Farm, also known as Lower Farm and Hopedell Farm, is a historic home and farm located in Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The farm has six contributing buildings, one contributing site, and six contributing structures. They are a 2 1/2-story stone and frame farmhouse (c. 1787 - 2000), tenant house (1940), stone and frame Pennsylvania bank barn and silo complex (c. 1825-c. 1930), chicken coop (1940), corn crib (c. 1930), two garages (c. 1930, c. 1940), milk / spring house (c. 1880), spring house (c. 1955), stone arch bridge (c. 1900), two privies (c. 1760, 1940), and the remains of a lime kiln (c. 1830).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[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 Jane E. Dorchester (June 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Hopewell Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17.