Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)

Pickwick, also known as the John Kent Kane Jr. House, is a historic estate home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1930 in the Tudor Revival style. It consists of a ​2 12-story, T-shaped main block flanked by a ​1 12-story, kitchen wing and ​1 12-story garage. It features half-timbering and projecting ​1 12-story dormer on the south facade.[2]

Pickwick 949 Swedesford.JPG
Pickwick, April 2010
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Pickwick (West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania)
LocationN side of Swedesford Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°2′28″N 75°35′40″W / 40.04111°N 75.59444°W / 40.04111; -75.59444Coordinates: 40°2′28″N 75°35′40″W / 40.04111°N 75.59444°W / 40.04111; -75.59444
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
ArchitectCoates, Sherman G.
Architectural styleTudor Revival
MPSWest Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP reference No.88001163[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 28, 1988

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Note: This includes M.L. Wolf (December 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Pickwick" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)