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PILOTS COTTAGES

Location

60-62 GELLIBRAND STREET QUEENSCLIFF, QUEENSCLIFFE BOROUGH

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1618

Heritage Overlay Number

HO25

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Amendment of Register of Government Buildings Queenscliffe Borough Pilot's Cottages, 60-62 Gellibrand Street, Queenscliff. [Victoria Government Gazette No. G39 12 ... more

Statement of Significance

By 1850 all of the Port Phillip Bay pilots were instructed to reside either in Williamstown or at Shortland's Bluff. After the first land sales at Queenscliff, the land prices were seen to be relatively high and the pilots complained; sending a letter to the Argus in November of 1855. Possibly, as a consequence of pressure like this, sections two and three were surveyed into small lots from 30 perches to 1 rood in area. Section two was the 'Pilot Reserve' and ... more

Year Construction Started 1853
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Carpenter Gothic
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality QUEENSCLIFFE BOROUGH

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