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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Mississauga > Sandford House
Sandford House
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created by yokes on 10/19/2005 1:03 AM
last modified by spirit730 on 4/11/2009 5:59 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Old brick house up on a hill in a stand of trees. Surrounded by old farm machinery and implements. Also features a couple collapsed small barns/machine sheds. Ground cover growth may conceal nail on old boards, so be careful.
Entrance to the house would be easily achieved on the ground floor and basement (assuming the latter.. I haven't
been down there yet).

What was left of the house is no longer standing. It was in bad shape, so it either fell completely, or was bulldozed.
 Basic Information
Type: Building - Historic
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
SW corner of Eglinton and Mavis
Mississauga, Ontario
Owner: Unknown
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • Questionable structural integrity
  •  Interesting Features
    Historic brickwork architecture, farm machinery
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • part-time guard
  • In active construction site
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1870
    Closed: 2000
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  • boots with good soles
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Steel plate boots (for rusty nails)
    From the City's Heritage coordinator:

    The farmhouse was built under the name of " Sandford", and is usually referred to as the Sandford Farm. It was built about 1870 and remained in the family until it was sold only a few years ago and developed. The house was designated prior to the fire. When the developer bought the property the house had been sitting vacant and had been vandalised by
    fire. It was always in the development agreement that the house would be kept and renovated as a residential structure. However, as it has sat empty and open to the elements for many years now, the feasibility of it being used for any purpose is doubtful. Its fate has not been decided and continues to be a matter of discussion.

     Media Coverage
    "Architect hopes to preserve Sandford Estate's `ghost of a house' for sake of Mississauga history"
     Future Plans
    It is no longer standing.

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     Photo Galleries
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    First visit - Oct 18 2005
    Wed, Oct 19th, 2005
    posted by yokes
    6 pictures
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    Return Visit Inside and Out
    Mon, Oct 31st, 2005
    posted by yokes
    31 pictures

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    Top floor
    Mon, Oct 31st, 2005
    posted by yokes

    Main Room Downstairs
    Mon, Oct 31st, 2005
    posted by yokes
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 4/12/2009 5:08 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Apr 12 09 at 5:08, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 11 09 at 5:59, spirit730 changed the following: Status, Recommendation, Future Plans, Description
  • on Aug 30 07 at 15:45, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 30 07 at 12:57, yokes changed the following: Media Coverage
  • on Dec 2 05 at 20:17, yokes deleted 31 pictures from gallery First visit - Oct 18 2005
  • on Nov 14 05 at 14:36, yokes updated gallery Return Visit Inside and Out
  • on Nov 14 05 at 14:35, yokes deleted 10 pictures from gallery Return Visit Inside and Out
  • on Nov 14 05 at 14:34, yokes deleted 16 pictures from gallery Return Visit Inside and Out
  • on Nov 14 05 at 14:33, yokes deleted 14 pictures from gallery Return Visit Inside and Out
  • on Nov 14 05 at 14:32, yokes deleted 76 pictures from gallery Return Visit Inside and Out
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