Nova Scotia Archives

Built Heritage Resource Guide

"The Old Corner House, Grand Pre, NS"


Dutch or Georgian Colonial buildings, 1700-1830, have the following characteristics:

- usually wood construction
- square symmetrical shape
- 1 ½ to 2 ½ storeys
- low-hipped, gambrel, steeply pitched gable, salt-box roofs, middle pitched or hipped roofs
- dormers absent or undersized
- one central or paired chimneys
- centred doorway with symmetrical facade

Date: ca. 1930

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Photo Collection: Places: Grand Pre: Houses: Old Corner House