Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania)

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Belmont
BensalemPA Belmont.jpg
Belmont, April 2012
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania)
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania) is located in USA
Belmont (Bensalem, Pennsylvania)
Location 3779 Bristol Rd., Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′27″N 74°57′5″W / 40.14083°N 74.95139°W / 40.14083; -74.95139Coordinates: 40°8′27″N 74°57′5″W / 40.14083°N 74.95139°W / 40.14083; -74.95139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built c. 1850
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 88000460[1]
Added to NRHP May 3, 1988

Belmont is a historic home located at Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1850, and is an "L"-shaped, 2 3/4-story, stuccoed stone dwelling in the Greek Revival style. It has a hipped roof and features a one-story, wraparound verandah. The home was built for mill owner Paul Townsend on a farm property in 1850 and owned until his death in 1890.[2] The home is across the street from Neshaminy Mall on Bristol Road.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  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 Jeffrey L. Marshall (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Belmont" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-29.