41, John Street, Municipality of Huron East, Ontario, N0K, Canada
41 John Street
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Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
The McIver Residence is located at 41 John Street, on the south side of John Street, west of High Street, in Seaforth, in the Municipality of Huron East. The one-and-a-half storey wood frame residence was constructed in 1874.
The property was designated, by the former Town of Seaforth (now Municipality of Huron East) in 1978, for its heritage value, under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act, By-law 12 (1978).
The McIver Residence is a one-and-a-half storey wood frame residence built in 1874. It is simple in design with symmetrical proportions and a gable roof. The central entrance has a decorative transom and sidelights. On the east elevation there is a large red brick chimney. Of particular significance, is the unique set of three, bevelled, Scottish dormer windows, as well as, the vertical grooves on the clapboard siding.
Source: Town of Seaforth By-Law 12 (1978).
Character defining elements that contribute to the heritage value of 41 John Street include its:
- one-and-a-half storey wood frame construction
- symmetrical facade
- red brick chimney
- three, bevelled, Scottish dormer windows
- central entrance with decorative transom and sidelights
- clapboard siding with vertical grooves
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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