028 Cochrane Street
St. John's, Terre-Neuve et Labrador, A1C, Canada
Reconnu formellement en:
Liens et documents
Date(s) de construction
1892/01/01 à 1893/01/01
Inscrit au répertoire canadien:
Description du lieu patrimonial
Number 028 Cochrane Street is a three storey wooden house built in the Second Empire style. Located in downtown St. John’s, No.028 Cochrane Street is a typical downtown home built in 1892-1893. This designation is confined to the footprint of the building.
028 Cochrane Street is designated as a Registered Heritage Structure due to its architectural and historic values.
028 Cochrane Street is architecturally valuable as a good example of a typical late 19th century house in downtown St. John’s. Built in the Second Empire or Southcott style, 028 Cochrane Street remains a well preserved example of this style of house. The house features many elements that are characteristic of Second Empire such as a mansard roof, peaked dormers, eaves brackets and intricate door and window detailing.
028 Cochrane Street was built in 1892-1893 on the foundation of a previous building that had burned in the Great Fire of 1892. Since its construction, 028 Cochrane Street has had a number of functions including residence, funeral home, craft shop, rooming house, restuarant and as offices. This house is historically valuable for its association with Andrew Carnell, former mayor of St. John’s and original owner of Carnell’s Funeral Home. Carnell had an important influence on the City of St. John’s during his years as mayor from 1932-1949. Some of his many accomplishments include raising funds for the construction of Memorial Stadium, as well as various efforts regarding water and sewer in the city. Carnell opened the funeral home in this house in 1940 and it was housed here for a number of years. During this period, the house was also used as a residence for the Carnell family.
Source: Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador unnumbered property file: St. John’s- No. 028 Cochrane Street.
All elements that define the building's Second Empire design including:
-exterior decoration including eaves brackets, decorative moulding under eaveline intricate door and window trim;
-peaked dormers with dentils and decorative mouldings;
-placement of openings including window and door openings;
-dimensions and shapes of openings; and,
-location, orientation, dimensions, general massing.
Terre-Neuve et Labrador
Autorité de reconnaissance
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Historic Resources Act
Type de reconnaissance
Structure patrimoniale inscrite au répertoire
Date de reconnaissance
Données sur l'histoire
Thème - catégorie et type
- Exprimer la vie intellectuelle et culturelle
- L'architecture et l'aménagement
Catégorie de fonction / Type de fonction
- Logement unifamilial
Architecte / Concepteur
Emplacement de la documentation
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador,
1 Springdale Street, St. John's, NL,
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