Thompson Mill

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Thompson Mill
Thompson Mill, BerksCo PA.JPG
Thompson gristmill. September 2013.
Thompson Mill is located in Pennsylvania
Thompson Mill
Location Golf Course Road at Seidel Creek, Robeson Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°16′38″N 75°51′48″W / 40.27722°N 75.86333°W / 40.27722; -75.86333Coordinates: 40°16′38″N 75°51′48″W / 40.27722°N 75.86333°W / 40.27722; -75.86333
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built c. 1816
Architectural style Other, Gristmill
Governing body Private
MPS Gristmills in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 90001633[1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 1990

Thompson Mill is a historic grist mill located in Robeson Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The mill was built about 1816, and is a 1 1/2-story, with basement, stone and frame building with frame extension. The adjacent farmhouse was built about 1850, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone dwelling. Also on the property is a contributing stone bakeoven (c. 1850) and the millraces, pond, and dam. The mill ceased operation in 1950. The mill was built as part of a working farm.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[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 Louse Emery (June 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thompson Mill" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.