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BRIDGE

Location

OVER MOORABOOL RIVER, MIDLAND HIGHWAY BATESFORD, GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1115

Heritage Overlay Numbers

HO35 , HO15

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1115, Bridge Over Moorabool River, former Midland Highway, Batesford, City of Greater Geelong. Extent: To ... more

Statement of Significance

The bridge at Batesford, which was built in 1859, is the third bridge to be built on that site. It is constructed of local bluestone and crosses the Moorabool River in five segmentally arched spans. It has an integral parapet walls and splayed wing walls. The design of the structure is attributed to engineers from the Victorian Government Board of Land and Works. The bridge was constructed by David Barry. The Bridge over Moorabool River, Batesford is of architectural and ... more

Year Construction Started 1859
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE; GREATER GEELONG CITY

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