Barley Sheaf Inn

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Barley Sheaf Inn
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Barley Sheaf Inn. September 2012.
Barley Sheaf Inn is located in Pennsylvania
Barley Sheaf Inn
Barley Sheaf Inn is located in the US
Barley Sheaf Inn
Location North of Norristown at 420 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′55″N 75°20′5″W / 40.14861°N 75.33472°W / 40.14861; -75.33472Coordinates: 40°8′55″N 75°20′5″W / 40.14861°N 75.33472°W / 40.14861; -75.33472
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built before 1784
NRHP reference # 80003580[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

Barley Sheaf Inn is a historic inn and tavern located at East Norriton Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It is a 2 1/2-story, plastered stone building, 60 feet wide and 46 feet deep, with a frame rear addition. Also on the property are a contributing barn and wagon shed. From 1784 to about 1787, it housed the first Montgomery County courthouse. It housed an inn and tavern until 1861, after which it was a private residence. In 1980, it housed professional offices.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places December 10, 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Dorothy S. Conard (June 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Barley Sheaf Inn" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-05. 

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