123, James Street, Municipality of Huron East, Ontario, N0K, Canada
123 James Street
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Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
Carnohan House is located at 123 James Street, on the south side of James Street, west of Helen Street, in Seaforth, in the Municipality of Huron East. The one-and-a-half-storey frame house was constructed in 1873.
The property was designated, by the former town of Seaforth (now Municipality of Huron East) in 1983, for its heritage value, under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act , By-law 46 (1983).
Carnohan House, constructed in 1873, is a good representation of late Victorian architecture. Workmanship and design are also of high quality on this house. Features of note include the original two-over-two and one-over-one, double hung, sash windows. The house also boasts of a cross-gabled roof, which creates a unique and complex roofline.
Source: Town of Seaforth By-law 46 (1983); Designation Proposal.
Character defining elements that contribute to the heritage value of the Carnohan House include its:
- one-and-a-half-storey frame construction
- wood cladding
- cross-gabled roof
-1-over-1 and 2-over-2, double hung, sash windows
- dormer windows
- decorative wooden window surrounds and detailing
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
Municipality of Huron East
72 Main Street
P.O. Box 610
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