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Common Name 21 Nelson St E. Goderich
Municipal Address 21 Nelson St. E.

Building Demolished No
Postal Code N7A 1R7
Local Municipality Goderich
Province Ontario
Construction Date 1915
Type of Recognition Municipal Register, Individual Designation of Property
Building Historic Use Residence Single Dwelling
Building Current Use Residence Single Dwelling
Building Form
Massing Units Single Detached Single Detached
Plan Square/Rectangular Square/Rectangular
Wings None None
Storeys One One
Main Exterior Wall
Stone     Other
Stone other Uncoursed Pebbles
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East facade with main chimney
East facade with main chimney

Roof shape and Detail
Roof Type Hip Hip
Roof Surface Material Asphalt Shingle Asphalt Shingle
Roof Trim - Eaves Plain Plain
Chimneys 2 or More Attached 2 or More Attached
Typical Window
Structural Opening Flat Flat
Sash Arrangement Double-Hung Double-Hung
Special Pane Arrangment - Double-Hung     Other
Special Pane Arrangment - Double-Hung other 4/4
Main Entrance
Location Centre (facade) Centre (facade)
Entrance Stair Ground Floor Ground Floor, Straight Straight
Main Porch Verandah Verandah
Property Features
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Decorative Yard light
Decorative Yard light

Architect N/A
Statement of Significance
Date Designated 2017
By-law Number 62-2017
Description of Property -and-a-
Statement of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest -storey structure but with side facing dormers on the second floor, east and west. It shows asymmetrical massing with brick construction using cobblestone accents such as the chimney facing. The overhanging, low--
Character-Defining Elements -storey appearance closely linking the building to the surrounding property
•cobblestone facing on chimneys, porch façade and massive porch pillars
•front porch sheltered by roof extension
•restrained decoration and rustic texture to the façade
•asymmetrical massing
•Art Deco lamp post in the shape of a goose head
Legal Description (Plan and Lot Number): Plan 457, Lot 830, Pt Lot 831, Pt Lot 806, Pt Lot 807. ​
Last updated 2017-12-12 18:11:27.387
Group Goderich Municipality
Added By Bob Davis
Date Added February 10, 2012
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