Furnace Hills Tenant House

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Furnace Hills Tenant House
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Furnace Hills Tenant House is located in Pennsylvania
Furnace Hills Tenant House
Furnace Hills Tenant House is located in the US
Furnace Hills Tenant House
Location Unpaved Rd approx. 500 ft. E of Project Dr., West Cocalico Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′55″N 76°12′21″W / 40.26528°N 76.20583°W / 40.26528; -76.20583Coordinates: 40°15′55″N 76°12′21″W / 40.26528°N 76.20583°W / 40.26528; -76.20583
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Architectural style Other, Penn. German Bankhouse
NRHP reference # 05000451[1]
Added to NRHP May 20, 2005

Furnace Hills Tenant House, also known as Kurtz House and Foxfire House, is a historic home located at West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is a 1 1/2 to 2 1/2-story, banked sandstone dwelling, built c. 1830-1850. It is considered to be in a vernacular Pennsylvania German perpendicular bankhouse style. It measures 19 feet wide and 26 feet deep and has a gable roof. Also on the property is a contributing stone stable, also built c. 1830-1850. The stable has a frame barn addition built in the 1930s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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 Mary Virginia Shelley (August 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Furnace Hills Tenant House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-18.