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Cornish Residence

17, Helen Street, Municipality of Huron East, Ontario, N0K, Canada

Reconnu formellement en: 1978/03/13

Of note are the angled rooms on either side of the residence.; Kayla Jonas, 2008.
Facade, Cornish Residence, 2008
Of note is the wood detailing on the veranda.; Kayla Jonas, 2008.
Facade, Cornish Residence, 2008
Of note is the large centre gable with decorative trim.; Kayla Jonas, 2008.
Detailed View, Cornish Residence, 2008

Autre nom(s)

Cornish Residence
17 Helen Street

Liens et documents

Date(s) de construction

1870/01/01

Inscrit au répertoire canadien: 2009/12/15

Énoncé d'importance

Description du lieu patrimonial

The Cornish Residence is located at 17 Helen Street, on the north side of Helen Street, west of James Street, in Seaforth, in the Municipality of Huron East. The one-and-a-half storey white stucco residence was constructed in 1870.

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 for 1978.

Valeur patrimoniale

The Cornish Residence is a one-and-a-half storey white stucco residence that was constructed in 1870. The residence is a good representation of Gothic Revival architecture. Typical of this style, is the lancet window in the large centred gable, detailed decorative trim and large veranda. 17 Helen Street is unique in having angled rooms on either side of the main entrance.

Source: Town of Seaforth By-Law Number 12 for 1978.

Éléments caractéristiques

Character defining elements that contribute to the heritage value of 17 Helen Street include its:
- one-and-a-half storey construction
- brick chimney
- lancet window with shutters
- large center gable with decorative trim
- detailed transom with brackets and sidelights
- wood detailing on the veranda
- gable roof
- angled rooms on either side of the entrance

Reconnaissance

Juridiction

Ontario

Autorité de reconnaissance

Administrations locales (Ont.)

Loi habilitante

Loi sur le patrimoine de l'Ontario

Type de reconnaissance

Désignation du patrimoine municipal (partie IV)

Date de reconnaissance

1978/03/13

Données sur l'histoire

Date(s) importantes

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Thème - catégorie et type

Exprimer la vie intellectuelle et culturelle
L'architecture et l'aménagement

Catégorie de fonction / Type de fonction

Actuelle

Historique

Résidence
Logement unifamilial

Architecte / Concepteur

s/o

Constructeur

s/o

Informations supplémentaires

Emplacement de la documentation

Municipality of Huron East 72 Main Street, P.O Box 610 Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0

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Identificateur féd./prov./terr.

HPON09-0075

Statut

Édité

Inscriptions associées

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