Plashbourne Estate

Plashbourne Estate is a historic estate located in the Lawrence Park West section of Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. It was designed in 1911 by the architectural firm of Carrère and Hastings and built for artist Violet Oakley (1874–1961) in the Tudor Revival style. It is a ​2 12-story stone building with an irregular compound plan and cross-gabled roofline. After 1915, it became the home of Anna Lawrence Bisland (1872–1950), third daughter of William Van Duzer Lawrence, who resided there until her death. Grayson L. Kirk (1903–1997) resided at Plashbourne Estate from 1973 until his death.[2]

Plashbourne Estate
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Plashbourne Estate is located in New York
Plashbourne Estate
Plashbourne Estate is located in the United States
Plashbourne Estate
Location51 Carlton Rd., Yonkers, New York
Coordinates40°56′20″N 73°50′52″W / 40.93889°N 73.84778°W / 40.93889; -73.84778Coordinates: 40°56′20″N 73°50′52″W / 40.93889°N 73.84778°W / 40.93889; -73.84778
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built1911 (1911)
ArchitectCarrere, John M.
Architectural styleTudor Revival
NRHP reference No.07000777 [1]
Added to NRHPAugust 2, 2007

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Phillip Seven Esser and Paul Graziano (August 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Plashbourne Estate". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original on 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2011-01-01. See also: "Accompanying eight photos".