Stupp-Oxenrider Farm

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Stupp-Oxenrider Farm
STUPP-OXENRIDER FARM, BERKS COUNTY.jpg
Stupp-Oxenrider Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Stupp-Oxenrider Farm
Location Dundore Road northwest of Robesonia, North Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°22′56″N 76°09′27″W / 40.38222°N 76.15750°W / 40.38222; -76.15750Coordinates: 40°22′56″N 76°09′27″W / 40.38222°N 76.15750°W / 40.38222; -76.15750
Area 93 acres (38 ha)
Built c. 1784, c. 1790, c. 1850
Architectural style Other, Swiss bank house
Governing body Private
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000932[1]
Added to NRHP July 29, 1992

Stupp-Oxenrider Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in North Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has nine contributing buildings, one contributing site, and four contributing structures. They include a 2 1/2-story, log Swiss bank house (c. 1784); 2-story, log, tenant / grandfather's house (c. 1790); and frame Pennsylvania bank barn (c. 1850). The remaining buildings include a stone summer kitchen / butcher house, smokehouse, blacksmith's shop, wagon shed, milk house, and privy. The contributing structures are a chicken house, brooder house, pole shed, and roofed spring. The contributing site is a limestone quarry.[2]

The original owners of the farm were ethnic German Swiss Mennonites. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Mary Ellen Lash (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Stupp-Oxenrider Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.