John Knauer House and Mill

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John Knauer House and Mill
Knaur Mill Chesco.JPG
Knaur Mill, March 2011
John Knauer House and Mill is located in Pennsylvania
John Knauer House and Mill
Location Pennsylvania Route 23 in Knauertown, Warwick Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°10′14″N 75°43′53″W / 40.17056°N 75.73139°W / 40.17056; -75.73139Coordinates: 40°10′14″N 75°43′53″W / 40.17056°N 75.73139°W / 40.17056; -75.73139
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built c. 1785-1790
Built by Knauer, John
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85001173[1]
Added to NRHP May 30, 1985

John Knauer House and Mill, also known as Knauer Mill, is a historic grist mill complex located in Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The site is located in the Hopewell Big Woods. The complex was built between about 1785 and 1790, and includes the stone mill, 2 1/2-story stone miller's house, a stone and frame barn, and a small stone house. The miller's house is five bays by two bays, and is in the Georgian style. The mill remained in operation into the 1940s.[2]

It was added to 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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Eleanor Morris and Estelle Cremers (February 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: John Knauer House and Mill" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20. 

External links[edit]

  • Gristmill, video of this mill by Wanda Kaluza