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MOSSIFACE HOP KILNS

Location

1144 SWAN REACH ROAD MOSSIFACE, East Gippsland Shire

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0540

Heritage Overlay Number

HO238

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 540 Mossiface Hopkilns (including the hopkilns, the timber storeroom building and the brick storeroom building and ... more

Statement of Significance

John Calvert arrived in Melbourne in 1853 from Northumberland. John and his brother William were successful diggers on the Ballarat fields and, after travelling back to England to fetch their families they moved from Ballarat to the Bairnsdale area where they selected adjoining land at Hillside. John also selected more land on the Tambo river flats at Mossiface. At one time this holding amounted to 1100 acres selected under the Duffy Act for £1 per acre. ... more

Year Construction Started 1881
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE

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