Rice-Pennebecker Farm

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Rice-Pennebecker Farm
Pennebecker barn.JPG
Pennebecker barn, March 2011
Rice-Pennebecker Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Rice-Pennebecker Farm
Rice-Pennebecker Farm is located in USA
Rice-Pennebecker Farm
Location Clover Mill Rd. near Chester Springs, West Pikeland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°06′07″N 75°35′59″W / 40.10194°N 75.59972°W / 40.10194; -75.59972Coordinates: 40°06′07″N 75°35′59″W / 40.10194°N 75.59972°W / 40.10194; -75.59972
Area 42 acres (17 ha)
Built c. 1767, 1831-1832, c. 1870, 1960
Built by Rice, Zachariah; Et al.
Architectural style Georgian
NRHP Reference # 86001765[1]
Added to NRHP August 21, 1986

Rice-Pennebecker Farm, also known as Fox Meadow Farm, is a historic farm and national historic district located in West Pikeland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The farm has four contributing buildings and one contributing structure. They are the main house, a wagon shed, stone barn, corn crib, and storage building. The main house is in four sections; the earliest dates 1767, with additions and modifications made in 1831-1832, c. 1870, and 1960. The oldest section forms the rear wing. The 1831-1832 addition is the main part and is a two-story, five bay, stone structure in the Georgian style.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (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 Eleanor Morris; John Bowie; Estelle Cremers & William Sisson (June 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Rice-Pennebecker Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17.