An inscription on the stringcourse gives the date of completion of the brick section, which was added to an existing frame structure. The brick portion exemplifies what historians once called a “Quaker plan,” a single large room with a pair of small rooms to the side, this being a somewhat rare Delaware example. The extensive interior wooden paneling has been compared to that in simpler rooms of the contemporaneous Corbit-Sharp House ( LN6) and still shows some original coats of paint. A National Historic Landmark, the home remains in the family of the original owner, Charles Number.
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