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POINT LONSDALE LIGHTHOUSE

Location

2 POINT LONSDALE ROAD POINT LONSDALE, Queenscliffe Borough

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1517

Heritage Overlay Number

HO76

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Amendment of Register of Government Buildings Queenscliffe Borough Lighthouse, Point Lonsdale. [Victoria Government Gazette No. G39 12 October 1988 ... more

Statement of Significance

The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse precinct consists of the lighthouse and associated buildings [both extant and ruins], and defence structures associated with the First and Second World Wars. The area was first used in the mid-nineteenth century for the construction of navigational structures to guide vessels through the heads of Port Philip Bay.

European discovery of the entrance to Port Phillip Bay occurred in 1802 when Acting Lt John Murray in ... more

Year Construction Started 1863
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality QUEENSCLIFFE BOROUGH

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