Simple Search » Back to search results »   Pdf_icon  Print


SUNNYSIDE WOOL SCOUR

Location

76-78 TUCKER STREET BREAKWATER, GREATER GEELONG CITY

Google Maps and Google Streetview

Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1146

Heritage Overlay Number

HO47

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All the building known as Sunnyside Woolscour marked B1 on Diagram 1146 held by the Executive Director. 2. All the land marked L1 on Diagram 1146 held by the ... 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

Create Report:

Pdf_icon_big
PDF Report

(Build 107 (35372) / 25/04/15 - 102772 places Online ) Terms and Conditions Reset Search