Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)

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Pickwick, April 2010
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)
Location N side of Swedesford Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′28″N 75°35′40″W / 40.04111°N 75.59444°W / 40.04111; -75.59444Coordinates: 40°2′28″N 75°35′40″W / 40.04111°N 75.59444°W / 40.04111; -75.59444
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1930
Architect Coates, Sherman G.
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 88001163[1]
Added to NRHP July 28, 1988

Pickwick, also known as the John Kent Kane, Jr. House, is a historic estate home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1930 in the Tudor Revival style. It consists of a 2 1/2-story, "T"-shaped main block flanked by a 1 1/2-story, kitchen wing and 1 1/2-story garage. It features half-timbering and projecting 1 1/2-story dormer on the south facade.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


  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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes M.L. Wolf (December 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Pickwick" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.