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Brooklandwood, December 2009
Brooklandwood is located in Maryland
Brooklandwood is located in the US
Location11152 Falls Road (MD 25), Brooklandville, Maryland
Coordinates39°25′50″N 76°40′36″W / 39.43056°N 76.67667°W / 39.43056; -76.67667Coordinates: 39°25′50″N 76°40′36″W / 39.43056°N 76.67667°W / 39.43056; -76.67667
Area62 acres (25 ha)
Architectural styleEarly Republic, Palladian
NRHP reference #72000567[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 11, 1972

Brooklandwood, or Brookland Wood, is a historic home located in Brooklandville, Baltimore County, Maryland. Its grounds became developed for the St. Paul's School for Boys.

The house is a ​2 12-story, five-bay dwelling. The central block and two later wings are brick, painted white. The central-block section is original and built about 1790, with porches and Palladian-style windows forming a symmetrical, functional unit. It was owned by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and several of his descendants: Carroll's daughter and son-in-law Mary and Richard Caton, parents of Emily Caton, who married John MacTavish, the British Consul to Baltimore in the early 1800s.[2] It was also owned by Isaac E. Emerson, the inventor of Bromo-Seltzer.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 11, 1972.[1]



  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Robert Erskine Lewis: "Brooklandwood, Baltimore County" in: Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. XLIII, No. 4, December, 1948, pp. 280-293,
  3. ^ Mrs. Preston Parish (September 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Brooklandwood" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01.

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