Thomas Sipple House
House in 2013
|Location||N. Bedford & New Sts., Georgetown, Delaware|
|Area||0.3 acres (0.12 ha)|
|Built by||Sipple, Thomas|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Italianate|
|NRHP reference #||85002007|
|Added to NRHP||September 5, 1985|
Thomas Sipple House, also known as the Chipman House and Boxwood Manor, is a historic home located at Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware. It was built in 1861, and is a two-story, five bay, single pile frame dwelling with a two-story rear ell. It sits on a brick foundation and has a low-pitched gable roof. The house was modified in 1912, to enclose a rear porch, add a sleeping porch, and add a two-story porch connecting the house to two outbuildings. It features Greek Revival and Italianate style design elements.
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