Stirling (Reading, Pennsylvania)
Stirling, March 2011
|Location||1120 Centre Ave., Reading, Pennsylvania|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architect||Chandler, Theophilus P.|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian, Renaissance, Gothic Revival|
|NRHP reference #||80003427|
|Added to NRHP||April 17, 1980|
Stirling is a historic mansion located at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1890 and 1892, and is a three-story, 24-room, Châteauesque style dwelling. It was designed by noted Philadelphia architect Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Jr. (1845-1928) and built for industrialist James Hervey Sternbergh. It is constructed of squared granite ashlar and features a number of eclectic decorative elements including tall chimneys with decorated caps, a balustraded verandah, steeply pitched gable roofs, and roof dormers. It is now occupied by a bed and breakfast.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Michael J. O'Malley (October 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Stirling" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-08.
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