Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery

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Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery
Newtown Friends Meetinghouse.JPG
Newtown Friends Meetinghouse. October 2012.
Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery is located in Pennsylvania
Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery
Location Court St., Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°13′32.5″N 74°56′08.4″W / 40.225694°N 74.935667°W / 40.225694; -74.935667Coordinates: 40°13′32.5″N 74°56′08.4″W / 40.225694°N 74.935667°W / 40.225694; -74.935667
Built 1817
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001129[1]
Added to NRHP July 21, 1977

Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery is a historic Quaker meetinghouse and cemetery in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1817, and is a two-story, stuccoed stone building with a gable roof. It measures 60 feet by 40 feet, 6 bays long and 3 bays deep. A one-story porch was added in 1866, and the second floor was added in 1900. Also on the property is a contributing horse shed, built in 1819. Adjacent to the meeting house is the contributing cemetery.[2]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Lois C. Mammel, Kenneth A. Mammel, and Susan Zacher (October 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Newtown Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-29. 

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