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Amberman House, Granville Ferry

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
- and centred doorway with symmetrical facade

Photographer: Nova Scotia Information Service

Reference: Nova Scotia Information Service Nova Scotia Archives no. 4885

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