Willow Mill Complex

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Willow Mill Complex
Willow Mill Shaw-Leedom House.JPG
Willow Mill. Shaw-Leedom House. October 2012.
Willow Mill Complex is located in Pennsylvania
Willow Mill Complex
Location 570, 559, and 569 Bustleton Pike, Richboro, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°11′58″N 75°0′38″W / 40.19944°N 75.01056°W / 40.19944; -75.01056Coordinates: 40°11′58″N 75°0′38″W / 40.19944°N 75.01056°W / 40.19944; -75.01056
Area 11.6 acres (4.7 ha)
Built by Shaw, Joseph; McKinney, Cornelius
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02000476[1]
Added to NRHP May 9, 2002

Willow Mill Complex is a complex of historic buildings located at Richboro, Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The complex consists of the Shaw-Leedom House and spring house / smoke house and the Howard Sager House, wagon house, and grist mill. The Shaw-Leedom House was built about 1800, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone dwelling with a gable roof in the Federal style. It has a 1 1/2-story, two-bay stone wing believed to be the kitchen wing from an earlier house. The adjacent stone spring / smoke house was also built about 1800. The Willow Mill was built in the 1840s, and is a four-story stone building converted to residential use in 1938. The Sager House was built in 1847, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay, ashlar stone building. It has a gable roof with dormers and shed roof "Dutch Stoop" kitchen wing. Associated with it is a two-story, frame wagon house dated to the 19th century.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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  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 Diane Newbury and Ellen Friedman Schultz (April 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Willow Mill Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.