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Grumblethorpe Tenant House

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  72001156
Built  c. 1744
Added to NRHP  19 June 1972
Grumblethorpe Tenant House
Location  5269 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Similar  Grumblethorpe, Citizens Bank Park, Tower Theater, Liacouras Center, Mütter Museum

Grumblethorpe Tenant House, also known as the Tenant House of Wister's Big House, is a historic home located in the Wister neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1744, and expanded in the early 19th-century. It is a 2 1/2-story, stone dwelling, 31 feet square. The original house was one-story, 19 feet wide by 28 feet deep. It was originally built as a dependency to John Wister's summer home, Grumblethorpe.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is a contributing property of the Colonial Germantown Historic District, which has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

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Grumblethorpe Tenant House Wikipedia


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