Visit one of Surrey's earliest two-storey "I-House" style homes.  

Boothroyd House


Heritage Area: Surrey Centre

Site #: 28

Location: 16811 60 Avenue

Registered: July 14, 1997

Significance: Architectural, Historical

Description: One of the earliest Surrey houses, c. 1875, a rare example of a two-storey "I-House", its basic style derived from pioneer cabin with more elaborate detailing. Features full width front porch with hipped roof, symmetrical facade, spindled porch balusters, decorative brackets on front porch columns, and gabled extension added on rear. The Boothroyds were the second family to settle in Surrey Centre and George Boothroyd was on the early municipal Council.

Protected by Surrey Heritage Revitalization Agreement Bylaw, 2004, No. 15233.

Listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.