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Background SpacerKnisley-Lindsay
57 Erie Street North, Selkirk, Ontario.

This two-storey house is the only known surviving building of Norfolk County that is constructed of sun-dried mud blocks made from pea straw and clay. To accommodate these mud blocks, the doors and windows have been deeply set. This house is an excellent example of a center-hall plan.

Features Designated Exterior: 

  • East façade of mud block construction including the doorway, windows and roofline
  • North and south elevations including the windows and return eaves of the main body of the house

 Knisley - Lindsay 

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