Knorr-Bare Farm

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Knorr-Bare Farm
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Knorr-Bare Farmhouse, April 2011
Knorr-Bare Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Knorr-Bare Farm
Location 4995 Penn Ave., Lower Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′23″N 76°03′43″W / 40.32306°N 76.06194°W / 40.32306; -76.06194Coordinates: 40°19′23″N 76°03′43″W / 40.32306°N 76.06194°W / 40.32306; -76.06194
Area 192 acres (78 ha)
Built 1755, 1896, 1906
Architectural style Pennsylvania bank barn, Other
Governing body Private
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000935[1]
Added to NRHP July 29, 1992

Knorr-Bare Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has 13 contributing buildings and 8 contributing structures. They include a 2 1/2-story, four bay, brick farmhouse (1906); frame Pennsylvania bank barn (1896); and 1 1/2-story stone cabin (c. 1755). The remaining buildings were mostly built between about 1896 and 1940, with two tenant houses dated to the late-18th century and mid-19th century. Other buildings include a milk house, smoke house / bake house, privy, four wagon sheds, and a hay barn. The contributing structures include a lime kiln, silo (c. 1940), and a variety of animal shelters.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Louise Emery (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Knorr-Bare Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.