173 King St.

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173 King St. min

Address: 173 King St. Heritage Status: None
Built: 1858-1874 Builder/Architect: Alexander Stewart
Style: Greek Revival

 

Architecture:

This is a simple 1½ storey house with a Greek Revival design. The vinyl siding alters the original appearance, with the exception of the original pillar caps and transom windows on the veranda.

     

    History:

    This lot was bought by Alexander Stewart, a carpenter, in 1858 for around $100. In 1874, it was sold for $580, suggesting the house was built during this period. There were 13 different owners from 1858-1978.

    Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum