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Home Cultural Heritage Properties BROCKVILLE'S DESIGNATED CULTURAL HERITAGE SITES Mary Ann & Robert Wright House - 17 Sherwood Street

Mary Ann & Robert Wright House

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Municipal Address:  17 Sherwood Street

Legal Description: Lot 19

Designation By-LawBy-Law #80-91

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Architect:  Unknown

Designated for architectural and historical reasons.  This large and imposing house is a fine example of the Second Empire style and the only one of its kind in Brockville with a wooden, rather than brick, exterior. Most of the original features of that style are preserved.
The house stands as an example of a home built 110 years ago by a successful middle-class Brockville merchant, to be occupied for three generations of his family (Robert Wright) and as well by connections descended from Jonathan Buell, the original purchaser. 


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