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Some major characteristics of Loyalist architecture:

(excerpted  from the Village of Maple Heritage Conservation District Plan 2007, prepared by Phillip H. Carter Architect and Planner in Association with Paul Oberst Architect).


  • Kitchen Tail often added later, sometimes with a side porch.

  • Fieldstone foundations

  • Brick chimneys, sometimes central

  • 4” wood clapboard siding with wood corner boards; Brick or stone in some areas.

  • Wood fascia and eaves.

  • Symmetrical façade; central door with transom and/or sidelights.

  • Wood windows, double hung, 6 over 6 or greater.

  • Optional wood shutters.


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