Robert Rooke House

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Robert Rooke House
Rooke House Chesco.JPG
Rooke House, March 2011
Robert Rooke House is located in Pennsylvania
Robert Rooke House
Location North of Downingtown on Horseshoe Trail at Fellowship Road, West Vincent Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°07′19″N 75°39′42″W / 40.12194°N 75.66167°W / 40.12194; -75.66167Coordinates: 40°07′19″N 75°39′42″W / 40.12194°N 75.66167°W / 40.12194; -75.66167
Area 54 acres (22 ha)
Built c. 1841
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Early Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001602[1]
Added to NRHP September 19, 1973

Robert Rooke House is a historic home located in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The house is in two section. The original section is a 2 1/2-story, fieldstone structure, two bays by one bay. The original structure later became the kitchen wing. It was expanded about 1841, with a three-story, five bay by two bay, fieldstone structure. It has a gable roof and is in a transitional Georgian / Victorian style.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[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 unknown (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Robert Rooke House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20.