Thimble Cottage Registered Heritage Structure

St. John's, NL

Registered Heritage Structure


Thimble Cottage is a wooden, two-and-one-half storey saltbox house located at 150 Oxen Pond Road, St. John’s, NL. Built between 1850-1851 by farmer John O’Brien, it is a rare example of a nineteenth-century Irish farmhouse in Freshwater Valley, where more than twenty such homes once existed. The designation is confined to the footprint of the building.

Statement of Significance

Location and History


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