Benjamin Rush House

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Benjamin Rush House
B Rush House 1908.JPG
Benjamin Rush House, January 2011
Benjamin Rush House is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Rush House
Benjamin Rush House is located in USA
Benjamin Rush House
Location Boot Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′32″N 75°36′17″W / 40.00889°N 75.60472°W / 40.00889; -75.60472Coordinates: 40°0′32″N 75°36′17″W / 40.00889°N 75.60472°W / 40.00889; -75.60472
Area 1.4 acres (0.57 ha)
Built 1908
Architect George Bispham Page
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Other, Georgian Revival
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003300[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1984

Benjamin Rush House, also known as Chesteridge, is a historic home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1908 as a summer home for an insurance company president named Benjamin Rush. It is a 2 12-story, six-bay dwelling built of green serpentine stone and fieldstone in the Georgian Revival style. It has a 1 12-story service wing and a 2-story library wing, added in 1928.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes M. L. Wolf and Brandywine Cons. (December 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Benjamin Rush House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.