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SUNNYSIDE WOOL SCOUR

Location

76-78 TUCKER STREET BREAKWATER, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1146

Heritage Overlay Number

HO47

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 1995, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is ... more

Statement of Significance

The land on which the Sunnyside Wool Scour stands was first purchased in 1853 by John Ford Strachan, who was involved in the Geelong wool trade. By 1862 the site had been purchased by a Thomas Marshall, who was involved in the wool trade and fellmongering. Although archaeological investigation may yield evidence of use of the site for wool washing purposes during this period, the first clearly documented use of the site for wool scouring follows the purchase of the site by ... more

Year Construction Started 1840
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place; Heritage object/s
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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