0249 King Street

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Address: 249 King Street Heritage Status: None
Built: 1874 Builder/Architect: Unknownr
Style: Maritime Vernacular with Gothic cottage elements.





Classical trim elements around the doorway, windows, and corners are all intact. The house has a triangular gothic window on front-facing gothic dormer with returning eaves. Hood moulding is present over some of the windows.





The lot sat vacant until it was purchased by Solomon Wentzell in 1874. Wentzell was a blacksmith and owned the home until 1949 when it was sold to John S. Lowe. It remained in the Lowe family for several generations.

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum