Wolley Stille

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Wolley Stille
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Wolley Stille, March 2011
Wolley Stille is located in Pennsylvania
Wolley Stille
Location Harvey Rd., Wallingford, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°52′28″N 75°21′58″W / 39.87444°N 75.36611°W / 39.87444; -75.36611Coordinates: 39°52′28″N 75°21′58″W / 39.87444°N 75.36611°W / 39.87444; -75.36611
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1692-1700, 1751, 1916
Built by Sharpless, Joseph
Architect Robb, Donald
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Other, Swedish & English Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80003487[1]
Added to NRHP June 27, 1980

Wolley Stille, also known as the Joseph Sharpless House, is a historic home located at Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It is a fieldstone dwelling that consists of a two-story, pre-1700 building, with a Great Hall dated to 1700; a two-story addition built in 1751; and a service wing added in 1916. The house exhibits both Swedish and English Colonial elements of design and construction. The house was restored in 1915-1916, by architect Donald Robb, also added some Colonial Revival elements, such as enlarged dormer windows.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Karen A. Taylor and Rev. David A. McQueen (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Wolley Stille" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-06.