City of Markham    
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
Address: 18 JOHN ST
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: PLAN 71 LOT 3
Historical Name: Frizzell House
Heritage Conservation District: Thornhill
Ward: 1
Year Built: 1848
Architect Style: Gothic Revival, Ontario Classic
Heritage Status of Property: Part V (Heritage)
Designation Bylaw:
Heritage Easement Agreement: No
History Description
Built by Richard Sutton Frizzell in 1848. The Frizzells were staunch Tory Loyalists, and Richard acted as one of the Paul Reveres of the Mackenzie Rebellion. Roof raised by Mr. Ed Parkinson. In the late 1930s early 1940s, the artist Franklin Arbuckle lived here.
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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