Oaklands (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)

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Oaklands
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Oaklands rear view, January 2011
Oaklands (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Oaklands (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)
Oaklands (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Oaklands (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)
Location 349 W. Lincoln Hwy., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′31″N 75°38′37″W / 40.02528°N 75.64361°W / 40.02528; -75.64361Coordinates: 40°1′31″N 75°38′37″W / 40.02528°N 75.64361°W / 40.02528; -75.64361
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1772
Built by Thomas, George
Architectural style Colonial
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003295[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 1984

Oaklands is a historic home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The original house was built in 1772, and is a two-story, three-bay rectangular stone structure. It has a major wing to the east, with an addition to that wing. The front of the wing has a two-story front porch with decorative iron supports. Also on the property is a contributing 1/1/2-story stuccoed stone gatehouse, remodeled in 1900 as a private school for the Thomas children.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes M.L. Wolf (April 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Oaklands" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.