Townsend House (Pughtown, Pennsylvania)

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Townsend House
General view - Lundale Farm, House, State Route 100 (South Coventry Township), Pughtown, Chester County, PA.jpg
Lundale Farmhouse, HABS Photo
Townsend House (Pughtown, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Townsend House (Pughtown, Pennsylvania)
Location Southwest of Pughtown off Pennsylvania Route 100, South Coventry Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°9′51″N 75°40′21″W / 40.16417°N 75.67250°W / 40.16417; -75.67250Coordinates: 40°9′51″N 75°40′21″W / 40.16417°N 75.67250°W / 40.16417; -75.67250
Built 1796
Architect Townsend, Samuel
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001773[1]
Added to NRHP December 16, 1974

Townsend House, also known as Lundale Farm, is a historic home located near Pughtown in South Coventry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in three phases. The oldest section dates to 1796, with additions made in the early 19th century, and in 1950. The main house was built in the first two phases and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, random fieldstone structure coated in stucco. It has a gable roof and a brick chimney at the west gable end. The 1950 addition is a 2 1/2-story structure attached at the east end. Also on the property is a stone springhouse dated to the early 18th century.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Eleanor Winsor (September 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Townsend House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17. 

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