East Bradford Boarding School for Boys

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East Bradford Boarding School for Boys
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East Bradford Boarding School for Boys, March 2011
East Bradford Boarding School for Boys is located in Pennsylvania
East Bradford Boarding School for Boys
East Bradford Boarding School for Boys is located in the US
East Bradford Boarding School for Boys
Location1 mile (1.6 km) east of Lenape at Birmingham and Lenape Roads, East Bradford Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°55′47″N 75°37′7″W / 39.92972°N 75.61861°W / 39.92972; -75.61861Coordinates: 39°55′47″N 75°37′7″W / 39.92972°N 75.61861°W / 39.92972; -75.61861
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
Builtc. 1800
NRHP reference #73001605[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 7, 1973

East Bradford Boarding School for Boys, also known as the Richard Strode House, is a historic boys boarding school building located in East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The original section of the house was built between 1790 and 1810. It is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone structure with a gable roof with dormers. The porches and kitchen wing were added in the 20th century. A school operated in the dwelling from 1816 to 1857.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] It is located in the Strode's Mill Historic District.

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 Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (April 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: East Bradford Boarding School for Boys" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-16.