City of Markham    
    
   
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
 
Address: 48 MAIN ST N
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: PLAN 18 PT LOTS 7 & 8 BLK P 65R18037 PT 1
Historical Name: James Speight House/Wedding Cake House
Heritage Conservation District: Markham Village
Ward: 4
Year Built: 1870 -
Architect Style: Vernacular
Heritage Status of Property: Part IV (Individual)
Designation Bylaw: 209-79/119-80
Heritage Easement Agreement: Yes
       
History Description
A showcase of decorative wood detailing, this famous house was built by James Speight. James Speight was to head the first municipal council of Markham, when it was first incorporated as a village in 1872.
 
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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