Object ID# 2006.010.107
Object Name Copy Print
Photograph of the exterior of Montrose of what appears to be the right side of the front.
Handwritten on the rear: "162 A." Printed on the front of the drawing: "Country House for John B. Townsend, Esq. / Radnor, Pa." Information found on the Main Line Estate Datasheet: " Location Code RDR-09 / Estate Name 'Montrose' / Street 639 County Line & Matson Ford Roads / Village or Town Radnor Sta / Original Owner John Barnes Townsend -- Yale 1891 b 1867 d. 1949 M. Margaret C. Riley / Owner's Profession Banker, Drexel & Co, Pres PHILA PRESS / Subsequent Owner(s) Margaret R. Townsend d. 1959 / Har-Zion Temple 1961 Source MLT / Sun Oil -- 1977 Source MLT." "Plot Size 36 acr. Source Brown Date 1926 / Original Architect Eyre A. McIlvaine / Date 1914 / Atls./Adns Architect-Date Wallace & Werner / Status: Extant / Illustrations: Dwgs 2 Ext Photos 2 Int Photos 6 Plans 4 / Notes/Comments: surrounded by conference center / house gift from Rileys (Lehigh Coal & Navigation)."