12 Fourth Street

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Arts and Crafts derived, brown, rug-brick bungalow with recessed pointing, with modest canopy at front door, broad, stone-and-timber bay window and tall, intact chimney (c. 1930).

Description – Modest, asymmetrical house has prominent, rock-faced, cast-stone block foundation below mottled, reddish-brown rug-brick. Entry is offset to right of centre, reached by narrow flight of concrete steps and landing, with simple iron picket railings. Period front door has vertical oak boards, with three small, high-level vertical windows (behind metal storm door). Small, ogee-shaped canopy above is supported by simple, wooden struts and has soffits of beaded boards. At RH side is small, square leaded-light window with pre-cast sill and flat arch of soldier bricks on metal lintel. Bay window at LH side has base built entirely of coursed rubble sandstone, rising to thick stone sill. Fenestration consists of three casement sashes across front, and one similar sash at either side (with storms). Aside from wooden louvers at peak and clapboard pediment, while fascias have scalloped edges and fine pendant finial at apex. A tall, two-vent chimney, with corbelled band at top, exists at east wall. Hipped roof is clad in brown asphalt shingles.

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