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Edgehill Gardens

Edgehill Gardens
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This neighborhood of approximately 50 single family homes was built in the 1920s. It was Lower Makefield's first subdivision to be planned and developed with sidewalks and street lights.

Hints at the derivation of the subdivision's name are found in George MacReynolds' 1942 book, Place Names in Bucks County, excerpted below.

Edge Hill

The first extended chain of hills of importance above tidewater, northwest of the coastal plain area, stretching entirely across the county from the river Delaware to the Montgomery line and passing through the lower part of Lower Makefield, Middletown and Northampton Townships and the central part of old Southampton Township. The rocks of this ridge are of metamorphic formation of considerable economic importance, producing a well-known micaceous building stone, and a flat schist, also for building purposes, but chiefly for flagging, being known locally as "milkhouse stone." Quarries have been opened in this ridge at Rocksville, Trevose, Langhorne, Neshaminy Falls and Morrisville. At Morrisville the formation dips under the Delaware River. The ridge's highest elevation is 200 feet at Langhorne. Edge Hill is also the name of a former hamlet on this ridge in the extreme southwest corner of Lower Makefield.

School District: Pennsbury

Edgehill Gardens Map

Street Names
Greenway Avenue • Overton Avenue • Tower Circle • Yardley-Morrisville Road

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