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83 Victoria Street

83 Victoria Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, B0S 1A0, Canada

Formally Recognized: 1982/05/26

Side Facade, 2017

Front Facade, 2017

North East Elevation

South East Elevation

West Elevation


Other Name(s)
N/A

Links and Documents

Construction Date(s)
Town of Annapolis Royal web site.

Listed on the Canadian Register: 2006/04/10

Statement of Significance

Description of Historic Place

83 Victoria Street, Annapolis Royal, N.S., also known as the Uniacke-Bartlett Residence, was built circa 1874. It is a one-and-one-half storey Greek Revival home. The Municipal Heritage Designation includes the building and surrounding property.

Heritage Value

The home was built for Charles Burton circa 1874. It is one of several simple Greek Revival style homes built on Victoria Street. This area of Annapolis Royal was developed for residential buildings after the land was declared surplus by its previous owners – the British Crown which used the land for the garrison which was stationed at Fort Anne, located in the centre of the town. The land was subdivided for residential homes. This simple one-and-one-half storey, single family home is surrounded by other residential buildings and contributes to the streetscape of other heritage buildings of the same era.

Source: Heritage Property Files, Map #105, 83 Victoria Street, Annapolis Heritage Society.

Character-defining Elements

Character-defining elements of 83 Victoria Road Street relate to its simple Greek Revival style and include:

- one-and-one-half storeys;
- gable roof;
- two sash front windows with mullion and wooden entablatures;
- wooden entry doors;
- wooden clapboard siding with wooden corner boards.

Recognition

Jurisdiction
Nova Scotia

Recognition Authority
Local Governments (NS)

Recognition Statute
Heritage Property Act

Recognition Type
Municipally Registered Property

Recognition Date
1982/05/26

Historical Information

Significant Date(s)
N/A

Theme - Category and Type
Peopling the Land
Settlement

Function - Category and Type

Historic
Residence
Single Dwelling

Architect / Designer
N/A

Builder
N/A

Additional Information

Location of Supporting Documentation
Heritage Property Files, Annapolis Heritage Society, 136 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal.

FED/PROV/TERR Identifier
02MNS2167