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Glenays, November 2009
Glenays is located in Pennsylvania
Glenays is located in the US
Location 926 Coopertown Rd., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′41″N 75°19′49″W / 40.01139°N 75.33028°W / 40.01139; -75.33028Coordinates: 40°0′41″N 75°19′49″W / 40.01139°N 75.33028°W / 40.01139; -75.33028
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1859, c. 1890, 1925
Built by Erickson, Michael
Architect Howe, George
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 77001163[1]
Added to NRHP December 27, 1977

Glenays, also known as Leighton House, is a historic home located in Bryn Mawr, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It is a three-story, stucco over stone Italian Villa style dwelling built in three sections. The first section was built in 1859, with additions built in the late-19th century and 1925. The 1925 addition and garden walls (1928) were designed by noted architect George Howe (1886–1955).[2]

As of 2017, it was abandoned and in a state of disrepair. [3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]


  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 Mr. E. Norton Hunt; F.J. Dallett; Susan M. Zacher (April 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Glenays" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
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