Basking Ridge in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lord Stirling Manor
It is estimated that the two brick outbuildings were constructed circa 1840 by the Barkalow family, possibly on foundations of buildings from Lord Stirling's era. It is speculated that the easterly building was built for use as a farm office while the westerly building may have been intended as a granary or buttery.
The Lord Stirling Manor site was listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1976 and on the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978.
Location. 40° 41.676′ N, 74° 31.804′ W. Marker is in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Lord Stirling Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is approximately 100 yards north of entrance to the Lord Sterling Park service area. Marker is in this post office area: Basking Ridge NJ 07920, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Somerset Hills Airport (approx. half a mile away); Lord Stirling Estate (approx. half a mile away); Bernards Township Veterans Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Widow White’s Tavern (approx. one mile away); Lyons Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Basking Ridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Graveyard (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Basking Ridge.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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