Thamesford, Ontario – My Top 8 Picks

Thamesford, Ontario – My Top 8 Picks

Oxford County is located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario and is made up of eight lower tier Municipalities. Zorra Township is located at the north-west corner of Oxford County.  It is a rural municipality, and was formed in 1975 through the amalgamation of East Nissouri, West Zorra and North Oxford townships.  The township includes the communities of Banner, Bennington, Brooksdale, Brown’s Corners, Cody’s Corners, Dicksons Corners, Dunn’s Corner, Embro, Golspie, Granthurst, Harrington, Harrington West, Holiday, Kintore, Lakeside, Maplewood, McConkey, Medina, Rayside, Thamesford, Uniondale, Youngsville, and Zorra Station.

Kintore, Medina, Thamesford and Uniondale are included in this book of photos.

Thamesford is located on the western boundary of Oxford County, half way between London and Woodstock on Highway 2 (County Road 68) and between St. Mary’s and Ingersoll on Highway 19.

Thames Centre is a municipality in Middlesex County east of the City of London.  It was formed on January 1, 2001, when the townships of West Nissouri and North Dorchester were amalgamated.  Communities in the township include: Avon, Belton, Cherry Grove, Crampton, Cobble Hill, Derwent, Devizes, Dorchester, Evelyn, Fanshawe Lake, Friendly Corners, Gladstone, Harrietsville, Kelly Station, Mossley, Nilestown, Oliver, Putnam, Salmonville, Silvermoon, Thorndale, Three Bridges, and Wellburn. Putnam is included in this book of photos.

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

128 Delatre Street West – St. Andrew’s Manse 1897 – “sleeping porch” on second floor, turned wood spindle supports, fretwork, pediment with decorated tympanum

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

118 Delatre Street West – decorative gable and pediment, Romanesque style window voussoirs

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

George Street – Gothic Revival – within peak of gable is a decorative arch with applied scroll work, spindles and circular piercing

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

Washington Street – Edwardian, decorative gable

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

144 Washington Street – Regency cottage

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

155 Allen Street – gambrel roof

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

205 Allen Street – Gothic Revival – stone architecture, corner quoins

Architectural Photos, Thamesford,Ontario

Gothic Revival, verge board trim on gable with finial