heritage buildings in Victoria

  • Ross Bay Villa in Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria


The Ross Bay Villa was the home of Francis and Letitia Roscoe from 1865 to 1878. Located at 1490 Fairfield Rd. Victoria, BC Francis was a hardware merchant and active community member.  In 1874 he was elected Member of Parliament to pursue the completion of the trans-Canada rail link, the promise that brought British Columbia

  • Wentworth Villa in Victoria, BC


Wentworth Villa, one of the oldest and most valued residential houses in Victoria, was built in the spring and summer of 1863. Done in Gothic Revival style, the sophistication of the design makes it likely to have been planned by an architect. It is believed that Wright and Sanders, the first architectural firm in Victoria,