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26 Carleton Street

26-Carleton-StreetSTREET ADDRESS: 26 Carleton Street

CITY/TOWN/VILLAGE: Yarmouth

MUNICIPALITY: Yarmouth

COUNTY: Yarmouth

YEAR BUILT: circa 1924

ARCHITECTURAL COMMENT:

2 storey Craftsman style has a slightly lower 2 storey back ell and a 1 storey enclosed sunporch on south side of principal house section; there is a recessed second storey porch on north side of back ell. The medium pitched hip roof has exposed rafter ends; a prominent central chimney and a centered hip roofed dormer with wide overhang on front roof slope; side and back ells have medium pitched gable roofs. The asymmetrical facade has an off-center, open entry porch with roof supported by tapered square columns and a triple window. Windows are double hung with smaller top sashes and 3/1 glazing. Wood construction, shingle clad with corner-boards at first storey and a decorative belt course.

CONTEXTUAL COMMENT:

Northwest corner of Carleton and Alma Streets. Second storey added to back ell sometime after 1955.

PRESENT OWNER: George Stanley Amirault

ADDRESS: 26 Carleton Street Yarmouth Nova Scotia B5A 2C4

ORIGINAL OWNER: Louis Leon Amirault

OCCUPATION: Painter

BUILDER: Unknown

ORIGINAL USE: Two family dwelling

PRESENT USE: Two family dwelling

HISTORY OF BUILDING
OWNER FROM: TO: OCCUPATION BOOK-PAGE
Louis Leon Amirault 22 Nov. 1923 04 Nov. 1951 Painter DT 301
Dorothy M. Faulkner Bernice A. Amirault 04 Nov. 1951 30 Mar. 1977 Heirs of Louis L. Amirault Estate 197
Dorothy M. & Percy Faulkner / Bernice A. & George S. Amirault 30 Mar. 1977 15 Apr. 1996 N/A KT 172
George S. & Marie D. Amirault 15 Apr. 1996 Present N/A 541-193

SOURCES: Registry of Deeds/Probate Fire Insurance Plans of Yarmouth, 1927, 1938, 1947, 1955

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