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Sandyford Place

Sandyford Place

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted June, 2009

Sandyford Place

Photo from Google Street View ©2011 Google - Posted March, 2011

Sandyford Place

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted June, 2009

Plaque Location

The City of Hamilton
Located on the east wall of this building
at the southwest corner of
Duke Street and MacNab Street South


Coordinates: N 43 15.117 W 79 52.376

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Plaque Text

Built about 1856, at a time of rapid growth in Hamilton, Sandyford Place is a fine example of the housing then being erected for the merchants of the period. It is a rare survivor in Canada of the few row houses built for affluent citizens in the mid-nineteenth century. The exterior design of pleasing proportions features a pavilion plan that helps to break the uniformity of such a long façade. The competent handling of the stonework, ranging from the pick-faced dressing of the front wall to the Renaissance details of the window and door heads, suggests the work of Scottish masons in Ontario.

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