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1840 Gothic Revival

180 Riverbank St
Historic District
Burlington, New Jersey

The Stone Cottage

Exterior front.
Exterior front.
House has 21-inch thick exterior stone walls.
This excellent example of Gothic Revival, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1840 by acclaimed Philadelphia architect Thomas Ustick Walter and is situated at a high point on the Delaware just 20 minutes to Philadelphia by car or rail.
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formal dining room
formal dining room
11 foot ceilings on first floor, all original (1841) hardwood floors except inlaid floor in center hall 1870s
modern kitchen
modern kitchen
gorgeous, functional modern kitchen with Corian counters and prep sink...laundry and half bath conveniently off kitchen
Bedrooms 6
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Stories 2
Acres 0.2
Lot Size 55x151

Features.

  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Finished Basement
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Dumbwaiter
  • Plaster Walls
  • Ripple Glass
  • Sleeping Porch
  • Steam Radiators
  • 17' vaulted chapel
  • 18-inch thick interior masonry walls
  • 21-inch stone exterior walls
  • Crenellated parapet above the study (a one-story ell at the back of the house)
  • Eight working wood-burning fireplace
  • Fireproof (safe) in which family valuables were stored
  • First floor ceilings 10 feet 6 inches
  • Five additional sealed fireplaces in the basement (former servants’ quarters)
  • Interior wooden windows and door shutters
  • Original hardwood floors in most rooms; some hardwood floors 1870s
  • original windows
  • perennial garden
  • Second floor vaulted chapel ceiling 17 feet

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The Stone Cottage is an excellent example of romantic Gothic Revival architecture. It was built in 1840 by acclaimed Philadelphia architect Thomas Ustick Walter for the family of Reverend Cortlandt van Rensselaer, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property is situated at a high point on the Delaware River a quick 20 minutes to Center City Philadelphia by car or light rail.

Archived in July, 2012

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