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Heritage Treasures

The historic homes of Ancaster, Burlington, Dundas, East Flamborough, Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Waterdown

By Susan Evans Shaw, Photographs by Jean Crankshaw

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Series: Lorimer Illustrated History

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The region's finest heritage homes come to life in glorious colour in the pages of this authoritative new book.
Within the communities of Hamilton and Burlington are many fine heritage homes built in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Together, Hamiltonians Susan Evans Shaw and Jean Crankshaw combed the streets and reviewed archive files to choose a selection that represents the many hundreds of heritage homes in the Hamilton/Burlington area.
Author Susan Evans Shaw researched the history of each home and the people who have lived in it. Jean Crankshaw photographed each one on the day and time that would show it at its best.
This book offers a selection of sixty of these homes, ranging from modest one-storey cottages to the very grand mansions. This architectural heritage is a cultural treasure that Heritage Treasures recognizes and celebrates.


Erland Lee House, 1801
Ingledale House, 1815
Arlo House, 1816
Harmony Hall, 1816
Nash–Johnson House, 1818
Billy Green House, 1820
George Rolph House, 1820
Shaver Homestead, 1820
Crown Farm: The King House, 1825
Enerals Griffin House, 1827
Cherryhill, 1836
Fern Cottage, 1840
Keswick: the Crosthwaite Farm, 1840
The Levi Lewis Homestead, 1843
Platt Nash House, 1844
Stewart Log Cabin, 1844
Foxbar, 1845
The Griffin Stone Cottage, 1845
Raich House, 1845
Herberton House: The Wyatt-Reid House, 1847
Lakelet Vale Farm & Drive House, 1847
Linquenda, 1847
Rastrick House, 1847
Rock Castle, 1848
An End-Gabled House, 1850
Kennel Keeper's Cottage, 1850
Survey Office Cottage, 1850
Grove Cemetery Cottage, 1852
Ballinahinch, 1853
Roach House, 1854
Kerr House, 1855
The Wallace/Magill House, 1855
Hereford House, 1856
Veevers House, 1856
The Bay South Terrace, 1857
Sandyford Place, 1858
The Tall House on Hess Street, 1858
Woodend, 1862
The Newell Farm, 1863
Grant's Sail Loft, 1869
The Herkimer Street Terrace, 1870
Smith-Gooderman House, 1870
Working-Class Brick House, 1870
Apple Villa: The William Dalton–J. C. Smith House, 1872
Eggshell Terrace, 1876
The Cliff, 1879
A One-of-a-Kind Terrace, 1879
Glover Cottage, 1881
A Second Empire Townhouse, 1882
Ferguson Avenue Terrace, 1886
Wooden Queen Anne, 1888
Chateau on Claremont, 1890
Paisley Farmhouse, 1890
Hendrie House, 1891
The Moorings, 1891
The Pump House, 1892
105 Aberdeen, 1893
A Post-Victorian Townhouse, 1905
Bank of Montreal House, 1911


Winner - Hamilton Literary Awards (Non-fiction) - 2005

"The flattering images, shot in optimal light and season from modest cottages and farmhouses to terraces and stately mansions pay tribute to the area's rich architectural history."

- Michael Gordon Hamilton Magazine's Interiors

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 160 pages
Publication Date: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9781550288674
Format: 8.25in x 10.5in
100+ full-colour photographs

BISAC Code:  ANT054000, ARC005000, HIS006000
Imprint: Lorimer


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