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John McCreight House 131

  
Community Heritage Estates
Year Constructed:  1874
Address: 10 David Gohn Circle
Research credit: Heritage Markham, Doors Open Markham
 
Architectural Attributes
The McCreight house, a two story farmhouse built in the Gothic Revival Style, has an unusual sideways orientation of the T shaped plan. The house is of brick veneer with decorative buff brick quoins, voussoirs and a five course tie line under the gables. The ornate verandah was restored to T span the full width of the front fašade.
Contextual Significance
John McCreight, an Irish Presbyterian farmer in Scarborough purchased the property on which this home was originally located in the vicinity of the Hamlet of Sparta, now Box Grove. 

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