Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania)

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"Westlawn," October 2009
Westlawn (Wallingford, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
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
Governing body Private
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]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  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.