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Morden's Stephen Street mansion

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In 1902, Harry Black built a 4,000-square-foot stone mansion in Morden, or at least what passed for a mansion at the time. Its three storeys are built in the Victorian style with a castle-like turret on the west side.

  • The historic Morden house from the street.

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    The historic Morden house from the street.

  • An iron fence surrounds the Morden home.

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    An iron fence surrounds the Morden home.

  • A statue keeps watch on the house's backyard.

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    A statue keeps watch on the house's backyard.

  • A statue stands in the snow in the backyard.

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    A statue stands in the snow in the backyard.

  • A stone turret faces into the backyard.

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    A stone turret faces into the backyard.

  • The home's stone walls have stood the test of time.

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    The home's stone walls have stood the test of time.

  • Another historic stone house can be seen from the curved front porch.

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    Another historic stone house can be seen from the curved front porch.

  • Detailing around the upper-level windows.

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    Detailing around the upper-level windows.

  • A date marker adorns the exterior stone wall.

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    A date marker adorns the exterior stone wall.

  • The bathroom and dressing room are decorated in a decidedly modern style.

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    The bathroom and dressing room are decorated in a decidedly modern style.

  • The third floor is home to the master bedroom.

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    The third floor is home to the master bedroom.

  • A custom bathroom was designed in keeping with the house's historic feel.

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    A custom bathroom was designed in keeping with the house's historic feel.

  • The house's kitchen is quite modern, and features granite counter tops.

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    The house's kitchen is quite modern, and features granite counter tops.

  • Large bay windows in the dining room face the backyard.

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    Large bay windows in the dining room face the backyard.

  • A hand-crafted staircase leads to the upper level.

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    A hand-crafted staircase leads to the upper level.

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