Payne's Folly

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Payne's Folly
Paynes Folly Fawn Twp York Co PA.jpg
Payne's Folly is located in Pennsylvania
Payne's Folly
Payne's Folly is located in the US
Payne's Folly
Location Watters Rd., Fawn Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°43′32″N 76°30′6″W / 39.72556°N 76.50167°W / 39.72556; -76.50167Coordinates: 39°43′32″N 76°30′6″W / 39.72556°N 76.50167°W / 39.72556; -76.50167
Area 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built c. 1750
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Germanic house
NRHP reference # 86000422[1]
Added to NRHP March 6, 1986

Payne's Folly is a historic home located at Fawn Township, York County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1750, and is a 2 1/2-story, four bay by two bay stone early Germanic dwelling. It measures 36 feet by 24 feet and has a full basement and steep gable roof. It is built into a hillside.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 Lynn Rosental (December 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Payne's Folly" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.