Peter Spicker House

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Peter Spicker House
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Peter Spicker House. September 2013.
Peter Spicker House is located in Pennsylvania
Peter Spicker House
Location 160 Main St., Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°22′52″N 76°14′13″W / 40.38111°N 76.23694°W / 40.38111; -76.23694Coordinates: 40°22′52″N 76°14′13″W / 40.38111°N 76.23694°W / 40.38111; -76.23694
Area 2.9 acres (1.2 ha)
Built c. 1740, c. 1750, c. 1800
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Pennsylvania German
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83002217[1]
Added to NRHP April 22, 1983

Peter Spicker House is a historic home located at Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is a native limestone dwelling with first section was built about 1740, with the central portion added about 1750, and the eastern section about 1800. It is reflective of the transition from the Germanic to the Georgian style. The oldest section is 1 1/2 stories, three bays wide. The central section is 2 1/2 stories and also three bays wide, with a gable and pent roof. The eastern section is also 2 1/2 stories, six bays wide, with a gable roof. Also on the property is a late-18th century, stone Pennsylvania German bank barn.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1] It is located in the Stouchsburg Historic District.

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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 Ricki Hurwitz (November 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Peter Spicker House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.