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A.C. Clarke House(1893-94)
Beaconsfield, QC, Canada
Residential, Country house [basement, 2 floors, 6 bedrooms]; wood; wood frame

Client: A.C. Clarke
Architect: E. Maxwell

Description: The A.C. Clarke summer residence is a basic two-storey, four-room per floor home surrounded on three sides by a verandah. An extension to the north housed the kitchen. The clapboard elevations are animated by bay windows and a tower, capped by a conical roof, at the south west angle. Above the main entrance facing south, a Palladian window opens onto a square balcony. The ground floor has a large parlour/living room to the west and, across the hall, a bedroom and the dining room. There a four bedrooms upstairs, one at each corner of the main body, and a sixth bedroom above the kitchen extension. The bedroom at the south-west corner has a round alcove in the tower. The hip roof is crowned by a wooden balustrade. A.C. Clarke owned a house at 883 Dorchester Street [West], Montreal which was also altered by Edward Maxwell three years later.

Holdings: Country house (basement, 2 floors, 6 bedrooms); wood; wood frame
11 Drawings: 10 ink on linen; 1 blueprint
1 Presentation drawing: floor plan
6 Working drawings: floor plans, elevations, section
4 Detail drawings: floor plan, structure

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