City of Markham    
    
   
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
 
Address: 12 ALEXANDER HUNTER PL
Original Address: 9785 McCowan Road
Property Legal Description: PLAN 65M2761 LOT 29
Historical Name: The McKenzie-Gowland House
Heritage Conservation District:
Ward: 4
Year Built: 1871 -
Architect Style: Gothic Revival
Heritage Status of Property: Part IV (Individual)
Designation Bylaw: 16-1999
Heritage Easement Agreement: Yes
       
History Description
This Gothic Revival styled farmhouse was built for Marshall McKenzie and his family c.1871. McKenzie was a grandson of two of the original Berczy settlers who resided in the area where this house was once located in McCowan Road. In 1884 the property was sold to Jonathan Gowland. This wood frame dwelling with its original tongue and groove cladding, retains much of its original form and features.
 
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
       
Key Map
Please note that the red boundary 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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