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Common Name The Charles Readhead House
Municipal Address 6059 Walkers Line
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Building Demolished No
Local Municipality Burlington
Province Ontario
Construction Date 1880
Type of Recognition Municipal Register
Design
Architect N/A
Notes on the Design or Physical Value -gabled brick structure. High-pitched crossgabled roofs above a one-and-a-half storey structure. The front elevation has an offset front-gabled front wing, and an end-gabled side wing. From that side wing extends a gabled rear wing. On the south elevation, the roof lines of both the front and rear wings are broken by high-pitched gables, each of which have a round-arched window with teardrop tracery. The only other example of this is the Colling-Coulson house in Lowville, at 6042 Guelph Line. The front elevation of the side wing also has a gable and arched window with teardrop tracery. The other windows are 2/2 wood sash with segmented arches. All have their original louvred shutters. At the backof the rear wing are two quarter-pie windows.

The front entrance has (replacement) sidelights but no transom. A generously proportioned hipped-
Sources City of Burlington
Context
Notes on Context Beautifully sited. Bronte Creek runs through the property (downstream from the site of John Readhead[nowiki]'[/nowiki]s sawmill in Lowville).
Historical
Notes on History of the Property -
Sources City of Burlington
Statement of Significance
Legal Description (Plan and Lot Number): Con 5 Pt Lt 6
Last updated 2015-11-02 10:45:26.074
Group City of Burlington
Added By HRC Admin
Date Added April 23, 2014
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