Willow Mill Complex

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Willow Mill Complex
Willow Mill Shaw-Leedom House.JPG
Willow Mill. Shaw-Leedom House. October 2012.
Willow Mill Complex is located in Pennsylvania
Willow Mill Complex
Willow Mill Complex is located in the US
Willow Mill Complex
Location 570, 559, and 569 Bustleton Pike, Richboro, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°11′58″N 75°0′38″W / 40.19944°N 75.01056°W / 40.19944; -75.01056Coordinates: 40°11′58″N 75°0′38″W / 40.19944°N 75.01056°W / 40.19944; -75.01056
Area 11.6 acres (4.7 ha)
Built by Shaw, Joseph; McKinney, Cornelius
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 02000476[1]
Added to NRHP May 9, 2002

Willow Mill Complex is a complex of historic buildings located at Richboro, Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The complex consists of the Shaw-Leedom House and spring house / smoke house and the Howard Sager House, wagon house, and grist mill. The Shaw-Leedom House was built about 1800, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone dwelling with a gable roof in the Federal style. It has a 1 1/2-story, two-bay stone wing believed to be the kitchen wing from an earlier house. The adjacent stone spring / smoke house was also built about 1800. The Willow Mill was built in the 1840s, and is a four-story stone building converted to residential use in 1938. The Sager House was built in 1847, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay, ashlar stone building. It has a gable roof with dormers and shed roof "Dutch Stoop" kitchen wing. Associated with it is a two-story, frame wagon house dated to the 19th century.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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  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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Diane Newbury and Ellen Friedman Schultz (April 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Willow Mill Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.