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JOHNSTONE PARK

Location

24-28 GHERINGHAP STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1114

Heritage Overlay Number

HO102

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1114, Johnstone Park, area bounded by Gheringhap, Mercer, Little Malop and Fenwick Streets, and Railway Terrace, ... more

Statement of Significance

Johnstone Park, originally set aside in 1848, was developed in the late 1860s, and was officially opened in March 1872. It was named after Robert de Bruce Johnstone, who was Mayor of Geelong at that time. The park contains several structures including Stitt Jenkins drinking fountain (1860), the 'De Medici' urns (1873), Hitchcock Memorial bandstand and gates (1919 & 1925) and several later statues and monuments. Johnstone Park is of architectural, historical, ... more

Year Construction Started 1874
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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