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Barriefield Village Heritage Conservation District and Rock Garden Walking Tour

Barriefield is a heritage village overlooking the Cataraqui River. Established in 1814, the village boasted taverns, boat-building yards, a sawmill, blacksmiths, carpenters, shops, a village school and a church in its heyday. Barriefield Village was designated as the first Heritage Conservation District in Ontario and still retains its 19th-century character. As well as many restored houses, there is a neo-Gothic church (Brunel), a township hall (Newlands), the Barriefield Rock Garden, an antique shop, river views and vistas. More information, including the self-guided tour, can be found at their website.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque

Contact info

Start at 414 Regent Street (the Frontenac County Schools Museum)
Kingston, Ontario
Email: david.bakhurst@gmail.com
https://barriefieldvillage.com

Architecture

Year built: Various
Architect: Various
Architectural style: Arts and crafts, Edwardian, Georgian, Gothic revival, Log structure, Ontario Gothic, Regency, Vernacular, Victorian
Building type: Commercial, Historical landmark, Museum, Place of worship, Private residence
Landscape: Garden, Landscape, Natural heritage, Trail

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 26, 2020
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Barriefield Village Heritage Conservation District and Rock Garden Walking Tour Start at 414 Regent Street (the Frontenac County Schools Museum)