Winterholme - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 25.800 W 075° 40.809
18T E 446796 N 5030944
Quick Description: Winterholme, an Ontario designated heritage property, is located on Daly Avenue in Ottawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/9/2012 6:41:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMDP6W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 9

Long Description:
"Henry Hodge Horsey (1830-1911) was a prolific and well-connected architect active in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.

Horsey's 'Chapel Court' (1865) at Daly and Chapel was designed for George-Edouard Desbarats, the Queen's Printer. The Desbarats sold their house to Sanford Fleming, the inventor of uniform standard time zones, for $10,000. Fleming re-named it 'Winterholme' and although much altered by later additions, it's still there.

This stately limstone building was considered to be one of Sandy Hill's finest estates. It was once home to Sir Sandford Fleming. After the depature ot the Flemings, Winterholme was converted to aparments in the 1920s with the entrance moved to the south side of the edifice.

Some of the original detailing, like the marble fireplace, high ceilings and ornate trim can still be found intact inside the building."

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Link to Property in The Ontario Properties Database: [Web Link]

Building or Property Type: Residential Building

County or Regional Municipality: Ottawa-Carleton

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