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BRIDGE

Location

OVER BARWON RIVER, PRINCES HIGHWAY WINCHELSEA, SURF COAST SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1456

Heritage Overlay Number

HO18

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Amendment of Register of Government Buildings Winchelsea Shire Bridge (stone arch) over Barwon River, Winchelsea. [Victoria Government Gazette No. G39 12 October 1988 ... more

Statement of Significance

The Barwon River Bridge at Winchelsea was erected in 1867 for the Council of the Shire of Winchelsea, replacing an earlier timber structure of 1849. The three span arch structure was built of bluestone by James Sinclair at a cost of £4,602 and officially opened by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, on 3rd December 1867. The Barwon River Bridge is the third structure erected at this historic crossing place and has since 1867 provided an important link with ... more

Year Construction Started 1867
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality SURF COAST SHIRE

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