42 Alexandra

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Address: 42 Alexandra
Heritage Status: None
Built: 1879 Builder/Architect: Unknown
Style: Mix

 

Architecture:      

Gable roof and gable roofed ell, with returning eaves. The house has a bracketed Victorian porch with intricate entry-ways and balustrades. It has Gothic Revival windows on Maple Street and Alexandra sides, but with pedimented, Greek Revival dormers with returning eaves.

 

 

 

History:      

 

 

The property was owned by John N. Hebb when it was sold to Thomas Wilson for $350 in October of 1879. It is believed that Wilson built the home, despite finding a newspaper dating from 1872 in an early renovation. Wilson was a mariner and was later mayor of Bridgewater.

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum