Chamberlain-Pennell House

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Chamberlain-Pennell House
Chamberlain Pennel House, November 2009
Chamberlain-Pennell House is located in Pennsylvania
Chamberlain-Pennell House
Location West of Media off U.S. Route 1 at Valley Brook Road, Chester Heights, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°53′52″N 75°28′47″W / 39.89778°N 75.47972°W / 39.89778; -75.47972Coordinates: 39°53′52″N 75°28′47″W / 39.89778°N 75.47972°W / 39.89778; -75.47972
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built c. 1722
Architect Stanton, W. Macy
Architectural style Hall,passage,parlor plan
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001165[1]
Added to NRHP December 27, 1977

The Chamberlain-Pennell House, also known as Hill of Skye, is a historic home located at Chester Heights, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The building was built about 1722 and "modernized" in the mid-19th century. The 2 1/2-story, brick house in configured in a "hall, passage, parlor" plan. A 1 1/2-story kitchen wing was added to the west side sometime before 1798.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1977.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Alice Kent Schooler and William K. Watson (April 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Chamberlain-Pennell House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-02.