Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge

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Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge
Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge 2.JPG
Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge, September 2012
Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge
Location East of Quakertown on Legislative Route 09129, East Rockhill Township and Haycock Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′30″N 75°16′11″W / 40.45833°N 75.26972°W / 40.45833; -75.26972Coordinates: 40°27′30″N 75°16′11″W / 40.45833°N 75.26972°W / 40.45833; -75.26972
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1873
Architectural style Town truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP Reference # 80003445[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1980

The Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge is located in East Rockhill Township and Haycock Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania next to the Levi Sheard Mill. The bridge was built in 1873, and is 15-foot-wide (4.6 m) and 130-foot-long (40 m), making it one of Bucks County's longest bridges. The bridge crosses the Tohickon Creek on Covered Bridge Road.[2][3]

The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Bucks County Covered Bridge Society. "Covered Bridges of Bucks County". Brochure. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Sheard's Mill Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-16.