Council News Flash

Caledon Has Passed A By-law To Designate 18030 Centreville Creek Road

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

UPDATE (December 14, 2021)

The Town of Caledon has passed By-law 2021-93 to designate 18030 Centreville Creek Road as being of cultural heritage value or interest under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

The property is legally described as PIN: 14345-0274 (LT) – Part of Lot 31, Concession 2 (Albion), designated as Parts 1, 2 & 3 on 43R-32891; Subject-to AL15769; Town of Caledon; Regional Municipality of Peel.

 Appeal Procedure
Any person who objects to the by-law may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) by giving the OLT and the Clerk of the Town of Caledon, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice of passing, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the fee charged by the OLT.
UPDATE (October 13, 2021)

TAKE NOTICE that the Council for The Corporation of the Town of Caledon intends to designate the following property as being of cultural heritage value or interest under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter O.18:1

  • 18030 Centreville Creek Road,

PIN: 14345-0274 (LT) – Part of Lot 31, Concession 2 (Albion), designated as Parts 1, 2 & 3 on 43R-32891; Town of Caledon; Regional Municipality of Peel

 Historical Significance
The historical or associative value of this property is found in the longevity of its ownership/occupancy by the Spence/Irwin family, who emigrated from Ireland in 1819 and were among the earliest Irish immigrants to settle and farm in Albion Township.

The property’s modest c.1840 dwelling has design and physical value as a representative and increasingly rare example of Neo-Classical architecture in Albion Township. Its rectangular form, 1.5 storey massing, medium-pitched gable roof with returned eaves, 3-bay façade, multipaned windows, and overall symmetry were characteristic of this early style. It has early timber frame construction with mortise and tenon joinery and plaster wall construction. The orientation of the dwelling to the east compass point, rather than to the roadway, may demonstrate a preference of early Irish settlers. The late 19th/early 20th century barn and 20th century small barn are good examples of rural farm outbuildings.

Contextually, this property is physically, functionally, visually, and historically linked to its surroundings as the long-standing location of a dwelling and outbuildings on the farm acreage owned by the Spence/Irwin family from 1826 to 1931. The longevity of the one family ownership of the property, the consistency in visual appearance, and its visibility from the road, classify the site as a landmark.

Contact information

Please contact Heritage staff  for further information regarding the heritage attributes and cultural heritage value of this property. Any person may, within thirty days of the publication of this notice, serve the Clerk notice of his or her objection to the proposed designation in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, setting out the reason for the objection and all relevant facts.

By Email
Laura Hall,

Director Corporate Services/Town Clerk

By mail, courier or personal delivery attention:
Laura Hall

Director, Corporate Services/Town Clerk

6311 Old Church Road

Caledon ON L7C 1J6


Read this article on our website.

About the author

Just Sayin' Caledon

Just Sayin’ brings you Caledon-specific community news, events, personality & business profiles, restaurant reviews, & Town Council highlights.

Leave a Comment