King Street c. 1915
G. H. Burkett & Co. c. 1890
King Street c. 1885

137 Queen Street

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Address: 137 Queen St. Heritage Status: None
Built: Between 1884 and 1885
Builder/Architect: Unknown
Style: Lunenburg County Vernacular

 

Architecture: 

This home features a central frontispiece, consisting of a hipped roof dormer extending into the roofline and an enclosed porch on the first storey. The front door is surrounded by a transom window and sidelights. Moulded cornerboards and moulded window hoods are also present.

 

History: 

E.D. Davison Sr. (lumber magnate of E.D. Davison and Sons Ltd.), built the home to be used as a manse for the Methodist church. It served as a manse until 1928 and now is used as a private family dwelling.

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum

 

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