104 Water Street
104, Water, City of Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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Listed on the Canadian Register:
Statement of Significance
Description of Historic Place
104 Water Street is a two storey buff brick residence constructed in 1877, with a significant addition in 1928. It is located on the north side of Water Street, west of North Street in the City of Stratford.
The property was designated in 1989 by the City of Stratford for its heritage value under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act (By-law 2-89).
104 Water Street, built in 1877, is an example of the Gothic style of architecture in Stratford. Typical of this style is the large front gable with large two-over-two windows with shutters on the second storey. Unique to this residence are the unusual bargeboard details. A Greek Revival style front porch was added in 1928.
Source: City of Stratford, By-law 2-89.
Character defining elements that contribute to the heritage value of the 104 Water Street include the:
- two storey buff brick exterior
- brick chimney
- cross gable roof
- second storey two-over-two windows with shutters
- unusual bargeboard details
- covered front porch
Local Governments (ON)
Ontario Heritage Act
Municipal Heritage Designation (Part IV)
1928/01/01 to 1928/01/01
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 Stratford
Office of the City Clerk Administrator
1 Wellington Street
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