Wycombe Village Historic District

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Wycombe Village Historic District
Wycombe Village HD Post Office.JPG
Wycombe Post Office. October 2012.
Wycombe Village Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Wycombe Village Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Township Line, Mill Creek and Forest Grove Rds., Cherry Lane, Washington and Park Aves., Wycombe, Buckingham Township and Wrightstown Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°16′57″N 75°01′07″W / 40.28250°N 75.01861°W / 40.28250; -75.01861Coordinates: 40°16′57″N 75°01′07″W / 40.28250°N 75.01861°W / 40.28250; -75.01861
Area 63 acres (25 ha)
Built 1891-1915
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman, Other, Queen Anne, Vernacular Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000177[1]
Added to NRHP January 31, 1985

Wycombe Village Historic District is a national historic district located in Wycombe, Buckingham Township and Wrightstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 56 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures in the crossroads village of Wycombe Village. They include a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings and notable examples of Queen Anne and Bungalow/craftsman architecture. Most were built between 1891 and 1915. Notable buildings include the Carver-Slack Farmstead (c. 1790-1820), Coal and Lumber Yard / Feed Mill (1892-1927), Wycombe Station (1891-1892), Edward Kirk House (1911), Albert S. Worthington House (1908), Cope Mansion (1899), Wycombe Hall / Cope Hall (1909), Warner S. Thompson Mansion (1901), Albert J. Thompson Mansion (1899, 1909), and Wycombe Independent Schoolhouse (1913). Located in the district and separately listed is the Gen. John Lacey Homestead.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Jeffrey L. Marshall and Kathryn Ann Auerbach (July 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Wycombe Village Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-19.