Barclay House (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Barclay House, January 2010
|Location||535 and 539 N. Church St., West Chester, Pennsylvania|
|Area||4.5 acres (1.8 ha)|
|Built||1866-1867, 1869, 1935-1936|
|Architect||Hutton, Addison; et al.|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival, Italianate|
|NRHP Reference #||02000380|
|Added to NRHP||April 18, 2002|
Barclay House, also known as the Joshua Hartshorne Estate, North Hill, and The Barclay, is a historic home located in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1866-1867, and believed to have been designed by noted architect Addison Hutton (1834–1916). It was a 2 1/2-story, brick dwelling in the Italianate style. It was expanded to three stories with the expansion of 1935-1936. Also added at that time was a three-story connecting block, three-story west block, and one-story north block. The house was also renovated in the Colonial Revival style. The north block was expanded to two stories in 1998. Also on the property is a contributing carriage house built in 1869. It was converted to a residence in 1925. It was built as a single family residence, but converted to a Quaker boarding home for the elderly in 1935-1936. The boarding home closed at this location in 1997.
- Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "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 Douglas V. McVarish and Barbara M. Copp Everett (April 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Barclay House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.
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