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Built Heritage Resource Guide

"Thornvale", Halifax

Second Empire buildings,1860-1890, include the following characteristics:

- wood, brick construction
- Two or three storeys. "L" shaped or rectangular
- all have mansard roofs, pierced with dormers, steeply pitched, covered in slate or shingles
- usually with centered doorway with tower, rectangular transoms and side lights, and bay windows one or two storeys high

Date: ca.1872

Format: Glass negative and contact print

Photographer: Royal Engineers

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1992-318 no. 76 (7032) / negative N-1449

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