Rowland House (Cheltenham, Pennsylvania)

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Rowland House
Rowland House, Cheltenham PA 04.JPG
Rowland House, September 2012
Rowland House (Cheltenham, Pennsylvania) is located in Philadelphia
Rowland House (Cheltenham, Pennsylvania)
Location 300 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′34″N 75°5′47″W / 40.05944°N 75.09639°W / 40.05944; -75.09639Coordinates: 40°3′34″N 75°5′47″W / 40.05944°N 75.09639°W / 40.05944; -75.09639
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built c. 1774
NRHP reference # 79002301[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 25, 1979
Designated PHMC October 21, 2006

Rowland House, also known as the Shovel Shop, is a historic home located at Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1774, expanded about 1810-1820, with additions built in the early 1900s and 1920s / 1930s. It is a 3 1/2-story, stuccoed stone building with a steep gable roof and one-story, frame addition.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Elaine Rothschild (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Rowland House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-24.