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Heritage NL Designates the Historic Cable Superintendent’s House a Registered Heritage Structure


Heart's Content Cable Station, Provincial Historic Site

Heritage NL has awarded a provincial heritage designation to the historic Cable Superintendent’s House in Heart’s Content.


The house was constructed between 1881 and 1882 by J. and J.T. Southcott as housing for the Superintendent of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company. It is one of the last remaining Anglo-American Telegraph Housing structures in Heart’s Content designed by J.T. Southcott, recognized for its Second Empire style with a mansard roof and dormer windows.


The Cable Superintendent’s House is located on Parish Hall Hill, in the Heart’s Content designated Heritage District, next door to the Cable Staff House Registered Heritage Structures.

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