Sweet Briar (Geneseo, New York)

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Sweet Briar
Sweet Briar (Geneseo, New York) is located in New York
Sweet Briar (Geneseo, New York)
Nearest city 5126 Mount Morris Rd., near Geneseo, New York
Coordinates 42°46′28.95″N 77°49′41.29″W / 42.7747083°N 77.8281361°W / 42.7747083; -77.8281361Coordinates: 42°46′28.95″N 77°49′41.29″W / 42.7747083°N 77.8281361°W / 42.7747083; -77.8281361
Area 246.243 acres (99.651 ha)
Built 1898
Architect Austen, George
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 10000104[1]
Added to NRHP March 29, 2010

Sweet Briar is a historic Country Place estate located near Geneseo in Livingston County, New York. The main house was built about 1898 and is a 2 12-story, frame building with clapboard siding and a hipped roof with dormers. It is in a "U" shape and features a Tuscan colonnade. Also on the property are contributing gate posts, a stable, fountain, two tenant houses, and the Chapel of St. Felicitas. The chapel was built in 1913 and is a small stucco building with a slate roof and stained glass windows.[2] The main house is operated as a bed and breakfast.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 4/19/10 THROUGH 4/23/10. National Park Service. 2010-04-30. 
  2. ^ Robert T. Englert (July 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Sweet Briar". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-09-01.  See also: "Accompanying nine photos". 

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