Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Government House no.1

Address: 0 Simcoe Street
Type of Building: Official Residences
Name of Building: Government House no.1
Notes: Also known as Elmsley House. Destroyed by fire in 1862 and replaced by another building (Government House no.2) that was later demolished.

Building completed 1798
Altered 1850; 1855
Demolished 1862-fire

Architects: Cumberland & Ridout (firm)
Cumberland & Storm (firm)
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Fred Cumberland : Building the Victorian Dream 1997 n/a 250-1
Toronto Normal School, 1847-1947 1947 n/a 23-26