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 the US
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 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 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.