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138 Pelham Street, Lunenburg, NS

Neoclassical Architecture in Canada, 1820-1860 includes Classical, Roman and Greek Revival. These buildings include the following characteristics:

- wood, brick or stone construction
- 1 ½ to 2 storeys
- medium or steeply pitched gable roofs or hipped roofs, return eaves
- dormers absent
- chimney at peak, discreetly placed
- centered doorway, rectangular transoms and sidelights, symmetrical facade
- Roman, Greek details, eaves, mouldings, door surrounds, and porticoes

This residence also has Gothic and Second Empire influences and of course, an ubiquitous "Lunenburg Bump".

Date: [ca. 1900]

Reference: Bailly family Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1985-562 no. 25 / negative FP/DN 1333

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