John Bishop House

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John Bishop House
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John Bishop House, March 2011
John Bishop House is located in Pennsylvania
John Bishop House
Location Perkiomen Avenue east of Reading, Exeter Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°18′2″N 75°50′56″W / 40.30056°N 75.84889°W / 40.30056; -75.84889Coordinates: 40°18′2″N 75°50′56″W / 40.30056°N 75.84889°W / 40.30056; -75.84889
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1770
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Other, Palladian Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85001390[1]
Added to NRHP June 27, 1985

John Bishop House is a historic home located in Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is a colonial Georgian dwelling in the Palladian style. It was built about 1770, and is a 2 1/2-story stone dwelling with a gable roof and two-story addition. It features a cut stone facade, Georgian entryway, and open staircase rising three stories.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Richard Levengood and Dale Wayne Slusser (November 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John Bishop House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.