Nova Scotia Archives

Built Heritage Resource Guide

Mount Uniacke, NS, Summer Residence of the Uniacke Family

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Palladian Architecture in Canada buildings have the following characteristics, 1749-1830:

- wood, brick, or stone construction
- 1 ½ to 2 storeys
- low hip, low pitched or gable roofs
- dormers absent or undersized usually on the four facades of the roof
- wide chimneys often placed discreetly at rear, end wall chimneys
- centered doorway, fanlight, and symmetrical facades with polygonal or bow windows

Date: ca. 1830

Format: photo of oil painting

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Photo Collection: Places: Mount Uniacke: Houses: Mount Uniacke