Elizabeth Manor Municipal Heritage Building
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C, Canada
Links and documents
1892/01/01 to 1894/01/01
Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
Elizabeth Manor is a three storey Second Empire building located at 021 Military Road, St. John’s. The designation is confined to the footprint of the building.
021 Military Road, Elizabeth Manor, has been designated for its aesthetic value.
021 Military Road is a beautiful example of a Second Empire style building. It has a Mansard roof with bonnetted dormers. The second story has cantelivered bow windows and dentils and there are brackets along the eaves line. Each bow window has moulded fascia boards and a unique curved detail at the underside of the windows. The main floor features two three paned windows with a curved detail linking the tops of these windows with the bows located just above. The main entrance has a heavy bracketed entablature with pilasters, a transom, dentils and side lights. The house is sheathed in narrow wooden siding and it has wide corner boards and returned eaves. This building is currently being used as a bed and breakfast.
Source: City of St. John's property file, designated 05/06/1995.
All those elements that embody the Second Empire design, including:
-Mansard roof and returned eaves;
-narrow wooden clapboard;
-size, shape, fenestration and decoration of windows;
-bonnetted dormer windows;
-original entrance with transom, sidelights, pilasters, dentils and brackets;
-cantilevered bow windows with brackets and dentils, fascia board and curved undersides.
Newfoundland and Labrador
City of St. John's
City of St. John's Development Regulations
City of St. John's Heritage Building
Theme - Category and Type
- Expressing Intellectual and Cultural Life
- Architecture and Design
Function - Category and Type
- Commerce / Commercial Services
- Hotel, Motel or Inn
- Single Dwelling
Architect / Designer
Location of Supporting Documentation
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
1 Springdale Street, St. John’s Newfoundland,
Cross-Reference to Collection