Sharples Homestead

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Sharples Homestead
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Sharples Homestead, January 2010
Sharples Homestead is located in Pennsylvania
Sharples Homestead
Sharples Homestead is located in the US
Sharples Homestead
Location22 Dean St., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′24″N 75°36′13″W / 39.95667°N 75.60361°W / 39.95667; -75.60361Coordinates: 39°57′24″N 75°36′13″W / 39.95667°N 75.60361°W / 39.95667; -75.60361
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Builtc. 1799-1805, 1884
Built bySharples, William
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference #85002412[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 19, 1985

Sharples Homestead is a historic home located in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1799 and 1805, and is a ​2 12-story, three-bay brick dwelling in the Federal style. It has a two-story, two-bay wing with a ​1 12-story, stone kitchen addition. A one-story kitchen addition was added to the front of the wing in 1884. Also on the property is a contributing two-story carriage house built about 1888. The property was continuously occupied by the Sharples family from its construction until 1985.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Ray H. Ott, Jr. (May 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Butler House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.