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Dawesfield is located in Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Dawesfield is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Location 565 Lewis Ln., Ambler, Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania
Area 11.2 acres (4.5 ha)
Built 1736
Architect Willing, Charles
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Federal
NRHP reference No. 91000318
Added to NRHP March 29, 1991

Dawesfield, also known as Camp Morris, is a historic country house estate located at Ambler in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The property has 11 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing structure. They include the 2+12-story, stone main dwelling (c. 1736-1870), stone barn (1795, 1937), stone tenant house (1845), frame farm manager's house (1884), and eight stone-and-frame outbuildings (1736-1952). The property features landscaped grounds, a stone wall, and terraced lawns.

Dawesfield, which belonged to James Morris, served as General George Washington's headquarters after the Battle of Germantown from October 20 to November 2, 1777.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

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