Rosemont (Wilmington, Delaware)

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Rosemont
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Rosemont, December 2010
Rosemont (Wilmington, Delaware) is located in Delaware
Rosemont (Wilmington, Delaware)
Location 15½ Cragmere Road, Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates 39°46′15″N 75°29′33″W / 39.77083°N 75.49250°W / 39.77083; -75.49250Coordinates: 39°46′15″N 75°29′33″W / 39.77083°N 75.49250°W / 39.77083; -75.49250
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1893 (1893)
Architectural style cross gambrel roof eclectic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000051[1]
Added to NRHP February 27, 2009

Rosemont, also known as Joseph W. and Ida Guest House, is a historic home located at 1512 Cragmere Road, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built about 1893, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay, "T"-shaped vernacular brick and frame farmhouse. It consists of a gambrel roofed main block with projecting central bay, with a gable roofed rear wing. The house has elements of Stick, Queen Anne, and Colonial Revival style detailing. Also on the property is a 2 1/2-story frame carriage house.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in March 2009.[1] The property was the Highlighted Property of the Week when the National Park Service released its weekly list of March 6, 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places, March 6, 2009". New listings. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ Robin Krawitz (May 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rosemont". , including map and nine color photos)