Benjamin Jacobs House

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Benjamin Jacobs House
B. Jacobs House Chesco PA.JPG
Benjamin Jacobs House, January 2011
Benjamin Jacobs House is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Jacobs House
Location 325 N. Ship Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′23″N 75°37′6″W / 40.03972°N 75.61833°W / 40.03972; -75.61833Coordinates: 40°2′23″N 75°37′6″W / 40.03972°N 75.61833°W / 40.03972; -75.61833
Area 4.6 acres (1.9 ha)
Built c. 1790
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003274[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1984

Benjamin Jacobs House is a historic home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1790, and was originally a two-story, three bay, double pile side hall stone dwelling in the 2/3 Georgian style. It has a gable roof with dormers. The house has a stone kitchen wing, making the house five bays wide, and frame wing with a two-story porch.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Martha Wolf (December 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Benjamin Jacobs House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.