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Thomas Massey House, Lawrence & Springhouse Roads (Marple Township), Broomall, Delaware County, PA



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B&W Photos

HB1005266
North (rear) Facades

HB1005267
North (rear) Facades With East Gable End

HB1005268
Window Frame, North Facade, East Section

HB1005269
East Gable End With Diapering

HB1005270
Detail Of East Gable End With Diapering, Dropped Water Table And Cornice

HB1005271
North (rear) Facade, Showing Uniformly Pitched Roof

HB1005272
Window With Demarcation Of Stone Foundation And Brick Masonry Wall

HB1005273
Paneled Door, South (front) Facade

HB1005274
Interior, Doorway And Brick Masonry Wall

HB1005275
Interior, Cellar Kitchen, Bake Ovens

HB1005276
Interior, First Floor With Closet Staircase

HB1005277
Interior, Window Frame Construction

HB1005278
Interior, Fireplace Wall With Cupboard And Bricked-in Fireplace

HB1005279
Interior, Fireplace Wall With Cupboard And Opened Fireplace

HB1005280
Interior, Fireplace Wall With Bricked-in Fireplace

HB1005281
Interior, Fireplace Wall With Opened Fireplace Showing Original Brick Fireback And Timber Floor Joists

HB1005282
Interior, Wood Paneled Walls With Opened Fireplace

HB1005283
Interior, Wood Paneled Walls With Bricked-in Fireplace

HB1005284
Interior, First-floor Window

HB1005285
Interior, Second-floor Window

HB1005286
Interior, Second-floor Room

HB1005287
Interior, Fireplace Wall, East End Of House

HB1005288
Interior, Window Wall

HB1005289
Interior, New Partitions In Corner


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Lawrence & Springhouse Roads (Marple Township), Broomall vicinity, PA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS PA-1257
Building/structure dates: 1696 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1730 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1965 subsequent work
Significance: East section of the house is one of the earliest houses surviving in Pennsylvania.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Buckley, Mary, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH (REAR) FACADES
2. NORTH (REAR) FACADES WITH EAST GABLE END
3. WINDOW FRAME, NORTH FACADE, EAST SECTION
4. EAST GABLE END WITH DIAPERING
5. DETAIL OF EAST GABLE END WITH DIAPERING, DROPPED WATER TABLE AND CORNICE
6. NORTH (REAR) FACADE, SHOWING UNIFORMLY PITCHED ROOF
7. WINDOW WITH DEMARCATION OF STONE FOUNDATION AND BRICK MASONRY WALL
8. PANELED DOOR, SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE
9. INTERIOR, DOORWAY AND BRICK MASONRY WALL
10. INTERIOR, CELLAR KITCHEN, BAKE OVENS
11. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR WITH CLOSET STAIRCASE
12. INTERIOR, WINDOW FRAME CONSTRUCTION
13. INTERIOR, FIREPLACE WALL WITH CUPBOARD AND BRICKED-IN FIREPLACE
14. INTERIOR, FIREPLACE WALL WITH CUPBOARD AND OPENED FIREPLACE
15. INTERIOR, FIREPLACE WALL WITH BRICKED-IN FIREPLACE
16. INTERIOR, FIREPLACE WALL WITH OPENED FIREPLACE SHOWING ORIGINAL BRICK FIREBACK AND TIMBER FLOOR JOISTS
17. INTERIOR, WOOD PANELED WALLS WITH OPENED FIREPLACE
18. INTERIOR, WOOD PANELED WALLS WITH BRICKED-IN FIREPLACE
19. INTERIOR, FIRST-FLOOR WINDOW
20. INTERIOR, SECOND-FLOOR WINDOW
21. INTERIOR, SECOND-FLOOR ROOM
22. INTERIOR, FIREPLACE WALL, EAST END OF HOUSE
23. INTERIOR, WINDOW WALL
24. INTERIOR, NEW PARTITIONS IN CORNER


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