Ladd's Castle

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Ladd's Castle
Ladd's Castle is located in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Ladd's Castle
Ladd's Castle is located in New Jersey
Ladd's Castle
Ladd's Castle is located in the US
Ladd's Castle
Location1337 Lafayette Avenue, Colonial Manor, New Jersey
Coordinates39°51′28″N 75°8′37″W / 39.85778°N 75.14361°W / 39.85778; -75.14361Coordinates: 39°51′28″N 75°8′37″W / 39.85778°N 75.14361°W / 39.85778; -75.14361
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Builtca. 1688
NRHP reference #72000794[1]
NJRHP #1425[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 31, 1972
Designated NJRHPMarch 15, 1972

Ladd's Castle (also known as Candor Hall) is a historic building at 1337 Lafayette Avenue in the Colonial Manor section of West Deptford Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States.

It was built around 1688 by William Ladd, a surveyor who purportedly helped William Penn to plan out Philadelphia.[3] The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Gloucester County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 18, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
  3. ^ Lee, Francis Bazley (1910-01-01). Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey ... Lewis historical publishing Company. p. 746.