Prescott House, Starrs Point, Nova Scotia: R61-2/10-2-1987E-PDF

"The house of the Honorable Charles R. Prescott, a horticulturist who pioneered in the apple industry of Nova Scotia, was built at the start of the 19th century. It is a very fine example of British classical architecture. Along with the usual outbuildings for livestock and equipment on the estate, known as Acacia Grove, there was a greenhouse where fruits, vegetables and flowers were grown in great variety. Shortly after his death in 1859 the house changed hands; it was acquired in 1930 by a great granddaughter who restored it to its original state"--Introduction, p. [1].

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Department/Agency Parks Canada.
Title Prescott House, Starrs Point, Nova Scotia
Series Title Heritage commemoration series
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "Editor: Sheila Ascroft"--p. [2]. Originally published in French under title: Maison Prescott, Starrs Point, Nouvelle-Écosse. Digitized edition from print.
Date c1987.
Number of Pages [13] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R61-2/10-2-1987E-PDF
Subject Terms Heritage buildings