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ST ALBANS HOMESTEAD

Location

6-30 HOMESTEAD DRIVE ST ALBANS PARK, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0741

Heritage Overlay Number

HO378

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 741- St Albans Homestead Complex, Whittington To the extent of: All of the buildings and the land shown ... more

Statement of Significance

St Albans Homestead at Whittington, a single storey 30-roomed brick mansion, was erected in 1873 for the noted race horse breeder and trainer James Wilson. The Melbourne architect James T Conlan designed the extensive homestead in the fashionable polychromatic mode with an elaborate cast iron verandah by Geelong foundry men Humble & Co. There were additions to the homestead in 1875 designed by Conlan and, in 1878, alterations and additions designed by Conlan ... more

Year Construction Started 1873
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Italianate
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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