Canterbury Cottage

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General Information

This historic home was built in 1852 by Charles Nelles and was deeded to his half-sister Catherine. This Regency cottage with its low hip roof and large windows has a cozy appearance that hides its spacious, elegant interior. Two additions have been made to the rear of this home. The bent Catalpa tree in front of the house was once said to be a marker on an early Indian trail, leading south to flint beds in Wainfleet.

Hours of Operation

Private Residence, not open to the public.

Grimsby Historical Society and archives located at the Carnegie Building, available for visit or phone on Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am - 12 noon. And by appointment.

Historical

This historic home was built in 1852 by Charles Nelles and was deeded to his half-sister Catherine. This Regency cottage with its low hip roof and large windows has a cozy appearance that hides its spacious, elegant interior. Two additions have been made to the rear of this home. The bent Catalpa tree in front of the house was once said to be a marker on an early Indian trail, leading south to flint beds in Wainfleet.

Further Information

Grimsby Historical Society website: http://westniagara.com/ghs/map.html

Contact

Phone: (905) 309-0796

Address

Canterbury Cottage
129 Main Street West
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1S1

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude: 43.18967423590
Longitude: -79.54833542550
UTM easting: 617959.00
UTM northing: 4782901.00

Map

Administration

Grimsby Historical Society,
Grimsby Archives, Carnegie Building
25 Adelaide Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1X2
Tel (905) 309-0796
Toll free http://westniagara.com/ghs/map.html
Email ghsarchives@beacon.org