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Acton - Moorecroft (Beatty House)in-person Doors Open Halton Region


  • In-person
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Site is protected by the Ontario Heritage Trust
Acton - Moorecroft (Beatty House)

Moorecroft was designed by Toronto architect J.A. Ellis and built by John Cameron in 1896. The house has an irregular asymmetrical silhouette with two-storey bays, multi-sloped roofs and tall decorated chimneys, typical of the Queen Ann style. Interior features include a formal dining room with sculpted crown molding, crystal chandelier and elegant Victorian fireplace.

Contact info

98 Church Street East
Acton, Ontario
E-mail: peter_rowe@hotmail.com


Year built: 1896
Building type:Historical housePrivate residence
Architect: James A. Ellis, Toronto
Architectural style:Queen Anne

Dates/hours open

Sep 29, 10:00am - Sep 29, 04:00pm

Sunday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.