Taylor-Cope Historic District

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Taylor-Cope Historic District
Abiah Taylor House.jpg
Abiah Taylor House, Taylor-Cope Historic District, February 2012
Taylor-Cope Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Taylor-Cope Historic District
Location 890–1100 blocks of Strasburg Road/Pennsylvania Route 162 in Marshallton, West Bradford Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′32″N 75°38′50″W / 39.95889°N 75.64722°W / 39.95889; -75.64722Coordinates: 39°57′32″N 75°38′50″W / 39.95889°N 75.64722°W / 39.95889; -75.64722
Area 310 acres (130 ha)
Built 1700
Built by Taylor, Abiah; Et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival, Colonial, Other, English Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87001250[1]
Added to NRHP July 16, 1987

Taylor-Cope Historic District is a national historic district located in West Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 15 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure in rural Chester County. They are primarily residential buildings and barns built between 1724 and 1906. The oldest building is the English Colonial style Abiah Taylor House constructed in 1724. The contributing structure is the separately listed Cope's Bridge.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]


  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 Martha Leigh Wolf (May 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Taylor-Cope Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-23.