146 Waterloo Avenue
146, Waterloo Avenue, City of Guelph, Ontario, N1H, Canada
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Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
146 Waterloo Avenue is located on the south side of Waterloo Street, east of Fergus Street, in the City of Guelph. The property consists of a one-and-a-half-storey stone cottage that was constructed in 1857.
The property was designated, by the City of Guelph in 1990, for its heritage value, under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act, By-law (1990)-13688.
146 Waterloo Avenue is set back from the street on a large lot. It is fronted by an extensive garden. 146 Waterloo Avenue contributes to the historic character of Waterloo Avenue.
146 Waterloo Avenue is a fine example of stone craftsmanship in Guelph. The one-and-a-half-storey Regency style cottage was built, of local limestone, in 1857. Its symmetrical facade is highlighted by the entry, which is topped with a rectangular transom and flanked by three-paned sidelights and the symmetrical stone chimneys on the hip roof.
Source: City of Guelph By-law (1990)–13688.
Character defining elements that contribute to the heritage value of 146 Waterloo Avenue include its:
- location on Waterloo Avenue
- situation set-back on a deep lot
- one-and-a-half-storey stone construction
- symmetrical three-bay facade
- two symmetrical stone chimneys
- central entrance with sidelights and transom
- hip roof
Local Governments (ON)
Ontario Heritage Act
Municipal Heritage Designation (Part IV)
Theme - Category and Type
- Expressing Intellectual and Cultural Life
- Architecture and Design
Function - Category and Type
- Single Dwelling
Architect / Designer
Location of Supporting Documentation
City of Guelph
Community Design and Development Services
1 Carden St.
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