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Key Number: HS 14699
Site Name: Stephansson House
Other Names:
Site Type: 0101 - Residential: Single Dwelling
0501 - Farming and Ranching: Farm or Ranch House

Location

ATS Legal Description:
Twp Rge Mer
37 2 5


Address: Near Markerville
Number: N/A
Street: N/A
Avenue: N/A
Other:
Town:
Near Town: Markerville

Media

Type Number Date View
Source

Architectural

Style:
Plan Shape: Irregular
Storeys: Storeys: 1 1/2
Foundation:
Superstructure: Horizontal Finished Log
Superstructure Cover:
Roof Structure: Medium Gable
Roof Cover:
Exterior Codes: Massing of Units: Single Detached
Wings: Unknown
Wall Design and Detail: Corner Board
Roof Trim - Eaves: Plain Soffit
Roof Trim Material - Eaves: Wood
Roof Trim - Verges: Plain Soffit
Roof Trim Material - Verges: Wood
Towers, Steeples and Domes: None
Dormer Type: None
Chimney Location - Side to Side: Unknown
Roof Trim - Special Features: None
Window - Structural Opening Shape: Flat
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Plain Flat
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Material: Wood
Window - Sill Type: Plain Slip Sill
Window - Sill Material: Wood
Window - Trim Within Structural Opening - Head: Plain
Window - Trim Within Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Window - Number of Sashes: One
Window - Opening Mechanism: Single or Double Hung
Window - Special Types: None
Window - Pane Arrangements: 2 over 2
Main Entrance - Location: Not on Facade
Main Porch - Type: Recess
Main Porch - Material: Concrete
Exterior: Bay window, lattice work and decorative brackets on porch, sawtooth trim on bay window, high gable dormer.
Interior: N/A
Environment: Stephansson House is located in a rural setting, several miles north of Markerville. It is adjacent to an existing farmstead, owned by Stephansson's son.
Condition: Poor. When last inspected (March 74) this building was deteriorating quite rapidly. Foundations are weak and wood rot is setting into logs. Restoration is imperative to preservation of this structure. Roof leaks in places.
Alterations: N/A

Historical

Construction: Construction Date:
Constructed
1889/01/01
Usage: Usage Date:
Residence
1900/01/01
Owner: Owner Date:
Stephan G. Stephansson
Helga Sigriour Stephansson
Jacob Kristinn Stephansson
Arman Edwin Stephansson
Warren Leroy Miller
The Icelandic Society of Edmonton
The Leif Eiriksson Icelandic Club
Province of Alberta
1900/01/01
1928/01/16
1942/02/09
1952/05/13
1965/12/21
1974/05/01
1975/08/12
1977/04/27
Architect: N/A
Builder: N/A
Craftsman: N/A
History:

Internal

Status: Status Date:
Abandoned

Designation Status: Designation Date:
Provincial Historic Resource
1976/05/18
Register: N/A
Record Information: Record Information Date:
K. Williams 1989/07/20

Links

Internet:
Alberta Register of Historic Places: 4665-0096
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