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Built Heritage Resource Guide

Devine House, Shelburne, NS

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

Reference: Frederick McQuahae Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1982-462 no. 6

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