Lower Merion Historical Society

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Front and side view PHE7-YOR 02

Built: before 1896
Status 2020: demolished

Montgomery Avenue & Old Gulph Road, Villanova, PA; original owner: Peter Williamson Roberts, iron manufacturer; architect: Eyre & McIlvaine; plot size: 70 acres; 1915; had rebuilt and greatly expanded an earlier house, "Yorkston", by architect John Ord for William E. Garrett, Jr., snuff manufacturer (1890s)

2 Items

PHE Binder 7 (Villanova)

Data sheetPHE7-YOR 01
Front and side view8" x 10"; b & wPHE7-YOR 02


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House built <1880 '80s '90s 1900s '10s '20s '30s
house is gone