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P-S Springhouse

This was originally a springhouse and was converted to a home in 1853, possibly to make additional living quarters for members of the Penrose Family. The building is constructed of plastered rubble stone. What remains of the original springhouse is now below ground level on the northern side of the structure. The roof portion of this façade is supported by four circular pilings, which are very similar to the supports that remain of the 1839 barn. The first floor of this 1853 home appears to be built directly over the foundation of the old springhouse.

photo of springhouse with tree in front

This structure is bein remodeled and used by HPPI.

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SpringHouse 1971
newspaper caption: ...Wen Welsh Strawbridge brought his bride to Horsham in 1920, she wished she could live in the little caretaker's cottage on the property because it was "so romantic". She was told it would not be proper
photo of springhouse with tree in front
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