Log House, Hiester House and Market Annex

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Log House, Hiester House, and Market Annex
Speckled Hen Reading.JPG
Speckled Hen, March 2011
Log House, Hiester House and Market Annex is located in Pennsylvania
Log House, Hiester House and Market Annex
Location 30 S. 4th St., Reading, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′3″N 75°55′49″W / 40.33417°N 75.93028°W / 40.33417; -75.93028Coordinates: 40°20′3″N 75°55′49″W / 40.33417°N 75.93028°W / 40.33417; -75.93028
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1760, c. 1820, 1895
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 79002169[1]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1979

Log House, Hiester House, and Market Annex is a historic building located at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The Log House was built about 1760, and is a 1 1/2-story, dwelling measuring 25 feet by 30 feet. The pine logs are chinked with cut stone and mortar, with notch and saddle corner construction. The John Hiester House was built about 1820, and is a 2 1/2-story, two-bay brick dwelling measuring 17 feet by 34 feet. It is located to the rear of the Log House and both were used for commercial activities in the 19th century. To the rear of the Hiester House is the West Reading Market Annex built in 1895. It is a brick market house measuring 165 feet long and 30 feet wide.[2] The complex is the home of The Speckled Hen Cottage Pub and Alehouse.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  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 Susan S. Brubaker and Arlene C. Unger (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Log House, Hiester House, and Market Annex" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-08. 

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