Dorsey House - New Castle, Delaware
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 39.617 W 075° 33.844
18S E 451613 N 4390205
Quick Description: Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2014 8:15:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMKYR2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Dorsey House at 8 East Third Street was built in the eighteen century but the exact date is not known, it was sold to the Dorsey family in 1800. The brick two-story three bay house was constructed by Jeremiah Bowman. The house was constructed in two sections initially two bays wide with an additional bay added to the south endwall. This addition was early in the dwelling's existence. The house appears to be in good condition and continues to serve as a private residence.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1800

Additional Dates of Construction:
Addition added early in dwelling's history

Architectural Period/Style: No distinctive style

Architect (if known): Jeremiah Bowman

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Town house

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
None known

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Contributing building in National Historic Landmark District

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)


Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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