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GORDON TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Location

6 FENWICK STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1019

Heritage Overlay Number

HO915

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1019. The Gordon Technical College, Fenwick Street Campus, Fenwick Street, Geelong. (To the extent ... more

Statement of Significance

The foundation stone of the Gordon Technical College was laid on 20th June 1887 by the Hon. Francis Ormond MLC, a principal benefactor. Geelong architect Alexander Davidson designed the first building in a Scots Jacobean Revival style derived from the work of his former master David Cousins of Edinburgh. The original was subsequently extended in a sympathetic and appropriate manner in 1889, 1891 and 1916. Like the former working men’s college in Melbourne, also founded by ... more

Year Construction Started 1887
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Tudor
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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