City of Markham    
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
Address: 26 COLBORNE ST
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: PLAN 71 W PT LOT 13
Historical Name: John Ramsden
Heritage Conservation District: Thornhill
Ward: 1
Year Built: 1854
Architect Style: Georgian Tradition
Heritage Status of Property: Part V (Heritage)
Designation Bylaw:
Heritage Easement Agreement: No
History Description
Built as a two-family cottage by John Ramsden, Head Miller at Pomona Mills, which was located in the Don River Valley near the site of the Shouldice Hospital. At some time around 1940, Mrs. Grantham bought the house and made it into the single-family dwelling it remains today. Date is uncertain for subsequent one-storey rear extension.
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
Key Map
Please note that the yellow polygon symbol is not indicative of the actual heritage area and is only meant to highlight the property the heritage building(s) is located at. For a complete description of the actual heritage property please refer to the Designation Bylaw found above.

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