Plashbourne Estate

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Plashbourne Estate
Plashbourne Estate is located in New York
Plashbourne Estate
Location 51 Carlton Rd., Yonkers, New York
Coordinates 40°56′29″N 73°50′53″W / 40.94139°N 73.84806°W / 40.94139; -73.84806Coordinates: 40°56′29″N 73°50′53″W / 40.94139°N 73.84806°W / 40.94139; -73.84806
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1911
Architect Carrere, John M.
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP August 2, 2007

Plashbourne Estate is a historic estate located in the Lawrence Park West section of Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. It was designed in 1911 by the noted architectural firm of Carrère and Hastings and built for artist Violet Oakley (1874–1961) in the Tudor Revival style. It is a 2 12-story stone building with an irregular compound plan and cross-gabled roofline. After 1915, it became the home of Anna Lawrence Bisland (1872–1950), third daughter of William Van Duzer Lawrence, who resided there until her death. Grayson L. Kirk (1903–1997) resided at Plashbourne Estate from 1973 until his death.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Phillip Seven Esser and Paul Graziano (August 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Plashbourne Estate". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-01-01.  See also: "Accompanying eight photos".