Bucher Ayres Farm

4607 W. Whitehall Rd., Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

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Description 

Bucher Ayres Farm is a historic home and farm complex located at Ferguson Township. The complex consists of the main house, a carriage shed / ice house, a smoke house, and an outhouse. The main house was built in 1858, and is in three sections. The main block is two stories and five bays wide in a traditional Georgian style. It features a three bay, Greek Revival style portico with a hipped roof.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Reference number
80003453
NR name
Ayres, Bucher, Farm
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Georgian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Agriculture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Agricultural outbuildings
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1858; 1860
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7