With its iconic domed corner tower, an array of dormer windows, unique bay windows, prominent chimney, and a diverse palette of wood shingle patterns, the Edgecombe House at 96 Secretary Lane stands as a hallmark of Queen Anne Revival architecture in Fredericton.
Built in 1897 for the prominent carriage manufacturer A. J. Edgecombe, the construction necessitated the shifting of what is now the residence at 779 King Street in Fredericton.
Having been under the long-term ownership of Dr. B. L. Jewett, the New Brunswick government acquired the property in 1969. Today, it serves as government administrative offices.
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