Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm
Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farmhouse, October 2010
|Location||5042 Anderson Rd., Holicong, Pennsylvania|
|Area||9.8 acres (4.0 ha)|
|Built||1711, 1735, 1808, 1812|
|Architectural style||Georgian, Other, Vernacular Georgian|
|NRHP reference #||89000351|
|Added to NRHP||May 5, 1989|
Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm, also known as the Datestone Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Holicong, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The original section of the farmhouse was built in 1711, with additions made in 1735 and 1812. Each section is marked with a datestone. The house consists of two 2 1/2-story, stone sections with a unifying cornice, roofline, and slate-covered gable roof. It is in a vernacular Georgian style. The house was restored in 1970-1972. and a frame addition completed on the west side of the house. Also on the property are a contributing stone and frame bank barn, stone and frame wagon house (c. 1840), and a stone spring house with a datestone of 1808.
Holicong is a populated place situated in Buckingham Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It has an estimated elevation of 236 feet (72 m) above sea level.
Buckingham Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 20,075 at the 2010 census. Buckingham takes its name from Buckingham in Buckinghamshire, England. Buckingham Township was once known as Greenville and was once the historic county seat of the English Bucks County.
Bucks County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 625,249, making it the fourth-most populous county in Pennsylvania and the 99th-most populous county in the United States. The county seat is Doylestown. The county is named after the English county of Buckinghamshire or more precisely, its shortname.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
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 preserving the property.
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