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Annandale House

Annandale House

Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted November, 2010

Annandale House

Plaque Location

The County of Oxford
Town of Tillsonburg
Near the west door of the house at 30 Tillson Avenue
a block north of Oxford Street


Coordinates: N 42 51.738 W 80 43.312

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Plaque Text

Exuberant ceiling paintings, stained glass, richly decorated fireplaces and woodwork make the interior of Annandale an excellent illustration of the Aesthetic Movement. This international movement reacted against the growing use of mass-produced decorative items in house design, and instead promoted a revival of craftsmanship. Finished in 1887, Annandale reflects the taste and aspirations of E.D. Tillson, an important entrepreneur and first mayor of Tillsonburg. The exterior shows the influence of standardized house designs on Canadian architecture in the 19th century.

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George Tillson 1782-1864

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