This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in northern Chester County, Pennsylvania.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in northern Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Northern Chester County is defined for this list as being the municipalities north of the Pennsylvania Main Line and west of a line extending from Phoenixville to Exton. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred in preserving the property.
Chester County, colloquially known as Chesco, is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 498,886, increasing by 4.1% to a census-estimated 519,293 residents as of 2017. The county seat is West Chester. Chester County was one of the three original Pennsylvania counties created by William Penn in 1682. It was named for Chester, England.
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.
There are 319 properties and districts listed on the Register in Chester County, including 7 National Historic Landmarks. Northern Chester County includes 88 properties and districts, including 2 National Historic Landmarks; the county's remaining properties and districts are listed elsewhere. One district, the Middle Pickering Rural Historic District, is split between northern and eastern Chester County, and is thus included on both lists.
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance. Only some 2,500 (~3%) of over 90,000 places listed on the country's National Register of Historic Places are recognized as National Historic Landmarks.
There are 320 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Middle Pickering Rural Historic District also known as the Pickering & Pigeon Run Rural Historic District, is a national historic district located in Charlestown Township, East Pikeland Township, and West Pikeland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It is adjacent to the Charlestown Village Historic District. It encompasses 76 contributing buildings, 5 contributing sites, and 15 contributing structures in rural northern Chester County. Included are 15 farmsteads dated to the 18th or 19th century, two Lutheran churches and cemeteries, the sites of two small industrial complexes, and the tiny village of Merlin. Located in the district and listed separately is the Oskar G. Stonorov House.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||Municipality||Description|
|1||Clement Atkinson Memorial Hospital||September 8, 2011|
|822–824 East Chestnut Street||Coatesville|
|2||Birchrunville General Store||March 21, 1978|
|Hollow and Flowing Springs Roads, at Birchrunville||West Vincent Township|
|3||Birchrunville Historic District||April 28, 1992|
|Junction of Flowing Springs Road and Schoolhouse Ln. near Birchrunville||West Vincent Township|
|4||Bridge Mill Farm||March 9, 1983|
|Marshall Road near Downingtown||East Brandywine Township|
|5||Brower's Bridge||June 22, 1988|
|Mansion Road over French Creek||East Nantmeal Township and Warwick Township|
|6||Thomas Bull House||August 3, 1979|
|East of Elverson on Bulltown Road||East Nantmeal Township|
|7||Byers Station Historic District||February 20, 2002|
|Junction of Byers and Eagle Farm Roads||Upper Uwchlan Township|
|8||Caln Meeting House||May 3, 1984|
|901 Caln Meeting House Road near Coatesville||Caln Township|
|9||Carver Court||May 31, 2016|
|Foundry Street and Brooks Lane||Caln Township||Public housing, just east of Coatesville, designed by Louis Kahn and Oscar Stonorov|
|10||Chester Springs Historic District||May 17, 1971|
|North of Chester Springs on Art School Road||West Pikeland Township|
|11||Clinger-Moses Mill Complex||July 17, 1980|
|South of Chester Springs on Pine Creek Lane||West Pikeland Township|
|12||Coatesville Historic District||May 14, 1987|
|Roughly bounded by Chestnut Street, 6th Avenue, Oak Street, 5th Avenue, Harmony Street, and 1st Avenue||Coatesville|
|13||Coatesville Veterans Administration Hospital Historic District||March 6, 2013|
|1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd.||Coatesville|
|14||Continental Powder Works at French Creek||November 24, 2015|
|General area of Rapps Dam Rd. near Rapps Covered Bridge ||East Pikeland Township|
|15||County Bridge No. 101||June 22, 1988|
|Wagontown Road over Brandywine Creek, near Rock Run||Valley Township|
|16||County Bridge No. 124||June 22, 1988|
|Edge Hill Road over Beaver Creek||Downingtown|
|17||Coventry Hall||December 16, 1974|
|Off Pennsylvania Route 23 ||South Coventry Township|
|18||Coventryville Historic District||January 31, 1978|
|South of Pottstown on Pennsylvania Route 23 ||South Coventry Township|
|19||Deery Family Homestead||December 23, 1977|
|West of Phoenixville||West Vincent Township|
|20||Downingtown Log House||May 24, 1979|
|15 East Lancaster Avenue||Downingtown|
|21||East Lancaster Avenue Historic District||December 11, 1979|
|An irregular pattern along East Lancaster Avenue||Downingtown|
|22||Nicholas East House||April 2, 1973|
|West of Valley Forge on Kimberton Road||West Vincent Township|
|23||Elverson Historic District||April 29, 1993|
|Main, Chestnut and Hall Streets and Park Avenue||Elverson|
|24||Fagley House||May 3, 1976|
|West of Phoenixville on Art School Road||West Pikeland Township|
|25||William Ferguson Farm||April 10, 1980|
|East of Glen Moore on Marshall Road||Wallace Township|
|26||French Creek Farm||November 3, 1988|
|Kimberton Road near Kimberton||West Vincent Township|
|27||Fricks Locks Historic District||November 21, 2003|
|End of Fricks Lock Road, approximately 1000 feet east of Sanatoga Road||East Coventry Township|
|28||General Washington Inn||August 22, 1979|
|Uwchlan and East Lancaster Avenues||Downingtown|
|29||Glenmoore Historic District||March 18, 2011|
|Junction of Fairview and Creek Roads; roughly bounded by Park Lane, Indiantown Road, and Howson Lane||Wallace Township|
|30||Hall's Bridge||April 23, 1973|
|About 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Chester Springs at Sheeder Road and Birch Run||East and West Vincent Townships|
|31||Hare's Hill Road Bridge||March 28, 1978|
|West of Phoenixville on Hare's Hill Road||East Pikeland Township|
|32||George Hartman House||March 26, 1976|
|West of Phoenixville on Church Road||East Pikeland Township|
|33||Hatfield-Hibernia Historic District||June 20, 1984|
|North of Wagontown||West Brandywine Township and West Caln Township|
|34||Hibernia House||November 20, 1975|
|North of Wagontown off Pennsylvania Route 340 ||West Caln Township|
|35||High Bridge||March 26, 1976|
|Spans west branch of the Brandywine||Coatesville|
|36||Hockley Mill Farm||December 18, 1990|
|Warwick Furnace Road, southeast of Knauertown||Warwick Township|
|37||Hopewell Farm||January 11, 2010|
|1751 Valley Road||Valley Township|
|38||Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site||October 15, 1966|
|5 miles (8.0 km) south of Birdsboro, near Pine Swamp||Warwick Township||Extends into Berks County|
|39||Roger Hunt Mill||January 4, 1980|
|40||Abram Huston House and Carriage House||September 15, 1977|
|53 South 1st Avenue||Coatesville|
|41||Isabella Furnace||September 6, 1991|
|Bollinger Drive just north of Creek Road, near Brandywine Manor||West Nantmeal Township|
|42||Kennedy Bridge||January 21, 1974|
|North of Kimberton off Pennsylvania Route 23 on Seven Stars Road over French Creek||East Vincent Township|
|43||Ker-Feal||November 7, 2003|
|1081 Bodine Road, Chester Springs||West Pikeland Township|
|44||Kimberton Village Historic District||May 6, 1976|
|Both sides of Hares Hill Road between Kimberton and Cold Stream||East Pikeland Township||Originally listed in 1976, with a boundary increase in 1987.|
|45||John Knauer House and Mill||May 30, 1985|
| Pennsylvania Route 23 in Knauertown||Warwick Township|
|46||Lahr Farm||September 7, 1979|
|East of Elverson on Pennsylvania Route 23 ||Warwick Township|
|47||Larkin Covered Bridge||December 10, 1980|
|North of Downingtown in Marsh Creek State Park ||Upper Uwchlan Township|
|48||Lightfoot Mill||April 13, 1973|
|1703 Conestoga Road in Chester Springs||West Pikeland Township|
|49||Lionville Historic District||December 1, 1980|
|Roughly along Pennsylvania Route 100 and South Village Avenue in Lionville||Uwchlan Township|
|50||Lukens Historic District||April 19, 1994|
|50, 53, 76, and 102 South 1st Street||Coatesville|
|51||Lukens Main Office Building||May 24, 1976|
|50 South 1st Avenue||Coatesville|
|52||Marshall's Bridge||June 22, 1988|
|Marshall Road over Culbertson Run||East Brandywine Township|
|53||Simon Meredith House||December 16, 1974|
|0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of Pughtown on Pughtown Road||South Coventry Township|
|54||Stephen Meredith House||April 29, 1993|
| Pennsylvania Route 100 halfway between Bucktown and Pughtown||South Coventry Township|
|55||Nathan Michener House||April 3, 1976|
|West of Bucktown on Ridge Road||South Coventry Township|
|56||Middle Pickering Rural Historic District||September 6, 1991|
|Pikeland, Yellow Springs, Merlin, Church, and Pickering Roads||East and West Pikeland Townships||Extends into Charlestown Township in Eastern Chester County|
|57||Nantmeal Village Historic District||August 1, 2014|
|Extending from jct. of Nantmeal, Fairview, Horseshoe Trail & Coventryville Rds.||East Nantmeal Township|
|58||National Bank of Coatesville Building||September 14, 1977|
|235 East Lincoln Highway||Coatesville|
|59||North Warwick Historic and Archeological District||February 24, 1995|
| Pennsylvania Route 345 and Harmonyville, Bethesda, Hopewell, Piersol, Trythall, and Northside Roads ||Warwick Township|
|60||Parker's Ford||March 17, 1983|
|Old Schuylkill Road near Parkerford||East Vincent Township|
|61||Parkesburg National Bank||August 29, 1980|
|Gay and Main Streets||Parkesburg|
|62||Parkesburg School||April 27, 1995|
|360 Strasburg Avenue||Parkesburg|
|63||Pleasant Hill Plantation||February 24, 1983|
|Little Conestoga Road near Glen Moore||West Nantmeal Township|
|64||Pottstown Landing Historic District||August 31, 2001|
|Roughly bounded by U.S. Route 422 bypass, Whartnaby Street 633 Laurelwood Road and Reiff Street||North Coventry Township|
|65||Prizer's Mill Complex||September 6, 1978|
|West of Phoenixville on Seven Stars Road||East Pikeland Township|
|66||Rapps Bridge||June 18, 1973|
|Rapps Dam Road off of Route 23||East Pikeland Township|
|67||Reading Furnace Historic District||July 30, 1987|
|Mansion Road||Warwick Township|
|68||Rice-Pennebecker Farm||August 21, 1986|
|Clover Mill Road near Chester Springs||West Pikeland Township|
|69||River Bend Farm||August 29, 1980|
|North of Spring City on Sanatoga Road||East Coventry Township|
|70||Philip Rogers House||May 25, 1973|
|Ridge Road||Warwick Township|
|71||Robert Rooke House||September 19, 1973|
|North of Downingtown on Horseshoe Trail at Fellowship Road||West Vincent Township|
|72||St. Mary's Episcopal Church||February 16, 1996|
|Warwick Road near Elverson||Warwick Township|
|73||St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church||December 12, 2012|
|703 Merchant St.||Coatesville|
|74||St. Peters Village Historic District||November 23, 2003|
|Eastern and western sides of St. Peters Road between School Road and Rock Run Road||Warwick Township|
|75||Sandy Hill Tavern||December 10, 1980|
|Southeast of Honey Brook on Pennsylvania Route 340 ||West Caln Township|
|76||Springton Manor Farm||August 7, 1979|
|South of Glenmoore at Springton and Creek Roads||Wallace Township|
|77||Strickland-Roberts Homestead||January 30, 1978|
|3 miles (4.8 km) south of Kimberton on St. Matthews Road||West Vincent Township|
|78||Terracina||December 13, 1978|
|76 South 1st Avenue||Coatesville|
|79||Townsend House||December 16, 1974|
|Southwest of Pughtown off Pennsylvania Route 100 ||South Coventry Township|
|80||Uwchlan Meetinghouse||September 20, 1973|
|North Village Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 113) in Lionville||Uwchlan Township|
|81||Vincent Forge Mansion||May 9, 1985|
|Cook's Glen Road R.D.||East Vincent Township|
|82||Warrenpoint||November 11, 1975|
|West of Knauertown off Pennsylvania Route 23 ||Warwick Township|
|83||Warwick Furnace/Farms||September 13, 1976|
|South of Knauertown off Pennsylvania Route 23 on Warwick Furnace Road||East Nantmeal Township|
|84||Warwick Mills||December 30, 1974|
|East of Elverson off Pennsylvania Route 23 on James Mills Road||Warwick Township|
|85||Welkinweir||September 7, 2001|
|1368 Prizer Road||East Nantmeal Township|
|86||West Vincent Highlands Historic District||May 7, 1998|
|Birchrun Road, Pennsylvania Route 401, Fellowship Road, Horshoe Tr., Hollow Road, and Davis, Jaine, Green, Bartlett, and Mill Lns.||Upper Uwchlan and West Vincent Townships|
|87||Wheelen House||June 20, 1974|
|Northeast of Downingtown on Fellowship Road||Upper Uwchlan Township|
|88||Jacob Winings House and Clover Mill||August 17, 1979|
|Southwest of Phoenixville on James Mill Road||Warwick Township|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Nelson P. Boyer Barn||June 20, 1985|
|July 26, 1991||Old Wilmington Rd.||East Fallowfield Township|
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