Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm

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Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm
THOMAS AND LYDIA GILBERT FARM.jpg
Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farmhouse, October 2010
Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm
Location 5042 Anderson Rd., Holicong, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′14″N 75°3′36″W / 40.33722°N 75.06000°W / 40.33722; -75.06000Coordinates: 40°20′14″N 75°3′36″W / 40.33722°N 75.06000°W / 40.33722; -75.06000
Area 9.8 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1711, 1735, 1808, 1812
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Vernacular Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 89000351[1]
Added to NRHP May 5, 1989

Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm, also known as the Datestone Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Holicong, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The original section of the farmhouse was built in 1711, with additions made in 1735 and 1812. Each section is marked with a datestone. The house consists of two 2 1/2-story, stone sections with a unifying cornice, roofline, and slate-covered gable roof. It is in a vernacular Georgian style. The house was restored in 1970-1972. and a frame addition completed on the west side of the house. Also on the property are a contributing stone and frame bank barn, stone and frame wagon house (c. 1840), and a stone spring house with a datestone of 1808.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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 Jeffrey L. Marshall and Nancy Van Dolsen (January 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-30.