Thompson Mill

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Thompson Mill

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Thompson gristmill. September 2013.
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Location Golf Course Road at Seidel Creek, Robeson Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°16′38″N75°51′48″W / 40.27722°N 75.86333°W / 40.27722; -75.86333 Coordinates: 40°16′38″N75°51′48″W / 40.27722°N 75.86333°W / 40.27722; -75.86333
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built c. 1816
Architectural style Other, Gristmill
MPS Gristmills in Berks County MPS
NRHP reference # 90001633 [1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 1990

Thompson Mill is a historic grist mill located on Seidel Creek in Robeson Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The mill was built about 1816, and is a 1 1/2-story, with basement, stone and frame building with frame extension. The adjacent farmhouse was built about 1850, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone dwelling. Also on the property is a contributing stone bakeoven (c. 1850) and the millraces, pond, and dam. The mill ceased operation in 1950. The mill was built as part of a working farm. [2]

Seidel Creek is a stream in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

Robeson Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Township in Pennsylvania, United States

Robeson Township is a township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 7,216 at the 2010 census.

Berks County, Pennsylvania County in the United States

Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 411,442. The county seat is Reading.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. [1]

National Register of Historic Places federal list of historic sites in the United States

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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References

  1. 1 2 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 Louse Emery (June 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thompson Mill" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.