Springton Manor Farm
Springton Manor Farm
Springton Manor, March 2011
|Location||South of Glenmoore at Springton and Creek Roads, Wallace Township, Pennsylvania|
|Area||260.5 acres (105.4 ha)|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne, Georgian, Federal|
|NRHP Reference #||79002200|
|Added to NRHP||August 7, 1979|
Springton Manor Farm is a historic farm and national historic district located in Wallace Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The farm has 14 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 5 contributing structures. They include the main house, a cistern (c. 1870), tool shed (c. 1850), privy (c. 1840), spring and milk house (c. 1836), carriage house (c. 1840, 1887), small barn (c. 1845), corn crib (c. 1845), bank barn (c. 1750), stone lean-to (c. 1711, 1745), the ruins of a stone spring house (c. 1735), and hydraulic dams (c. 1870). The main house is in three sections; the earliest dates about 1836, with additions and modifications made in 1887 and 1912. It is a 2 1/2-story, seven bay by two bay, stuccoed stone dwelling with Georgian and Queen Anne style design details. Originally built by Joseph Muckleduff in the early 1700s. Upon Joseph's death 9 Sep 1750, Springton Manor was left to his brother Samuel Muckleduff. [Chester Co PA Wills & Mention in Wills 1713 - 1825]. It was the home of Congressman Abraham Robinson McIlvaine (1804-1863). The property is administered as a park and agricultural history museum by Chester County.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "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 Joan L.S. Davidson (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Springton Manor Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17.
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