Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania)

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Westlawn
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"Westlawn," October 2009
Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania)
Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania)
Location 123 N. Providence Rd., Wallingford, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°54′23″N 75°22′37″W / 39.90639°N 75.37694°W / 39.90639; -75.37694Coordinates: 39°54′23″N 75°22′37″W / 39.90639°N 75.37694°W / 39.90639; -75.37694
Built 1882
Architectural style Stick-Eastlake, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 88002188[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

"Westlawn", also known as Charles Essig House, is a historic home located at Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1882, and is a 2 1/2-story, asymmetrical dwelling with a cross gable roof and faceted pentagon addition, in the Queen Anne style. It has a variety of exterior treatments including brick, clapboard, novelty shingles, half-timber beams, and stucco. It features gable dormers, a turret, a square tower, wraparound porch, and three corbelled chimneys. The house was built for Charles Essig, organizer and first dean of the School of Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 Ella Aderman (April 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Westlawn" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-06.