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10 Yonge Street North “Hampson's Foundry”


Description
Creator:
Joseph Hampson
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Built in 1873 by John Hampson, this structure functioned as a blacksmith, foundry and machine shop for over 118 years. The building style is Ontario Vernacular. This simple heavy timber structure was clad with board and batten siding. The type of foundation is not certain but it is most likely a log raft system foundation. The ground floor of the building is part concrete and part dirt.
Date of Original:
Summer 2011
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Hampson, John Hampson, Al Hampson, Bill
Collection:
Brockton Heritage Committee
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 44.1356901658002
    Latitude: 44.1356901658002 Longitude: -81.1539422228241
Creative Commons licence:
by-nd [more details]
Contact
Brockton Heritage Committee
Email
Agency street/mail address

100 Scott Street
P.O. Box 68
Walkerton, ON N0G 2J0

10 Yonge Street North “Hampson's Foundry”
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10 Yonge Street North “Hampson's Foundry”


Built in 1873 by John Hampson, this structure functioned as a blacksmith, foundry and machine shop for over 118 years. The building style is Ontario Vernacular. This simple heavy timber structure was clad with board and batten siding. The type of foundation is not certain but it is most likely a log raft system foundation. The ground floor of the building is part concrete and part dirt.