22 Cross Street, Dundas, Ontario, circa 1844-46
This is without doubt one of the houses you hoped would come in the marketplace and it lastly has! 22 Cross Street hits a heritage dwelling run, with a harmonious mix of each Georgian and Neo-classic structure.
The principal door architrave, outdoors basement entrance and lots of inside particulars are Georgian. The small scale and low-pitched roof with return eaves is Neo-Classical.
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The 1840 home, the nineteenth century brick barn (carriage home), and the later backyard wall kind a sexy complicated of home structure.*
- Built by the Platt Nash household within the 1840s (a Dundas hat and glove producer)
- The Nash household owned for 23 years
- Also long-term possession of two different Dundas households: The William Proctor household owned for 27 years & 50 years within the possession of Richard Thornton and household
- At the rear is a brick wing added after the development of the home, however earlier than 1851
- Behind the home is a pink brick carriage home, the inside of which bears charrings from the hearth of 1851 that destroyed the north facet of King Street, east of the Collins Hotel
Designated below the Ontario Heritage Act. Architectural Significance:
- Outstanding instance of a late Georgian townhouse
- Rectangular centre corridor plan
- Smooth, symmetrical, unadomed facade of three bays
- Flemish bond brickwork and stone base
- Unique to Dundas: Umbrage/Porch created by the deep recess of the centrally positioned classical doorway