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QUEENSCLIFF PIER AND LIFEBOAT COMPLEX

Location

SYMONDS STREET QUEENSCLIFF, Queenscliffe Borough

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1515

Heritage Overlay Number

HO3

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All the structures known as the Queenscliff Pier B1, Shelter Shed B2 and Lifeboat Shed and Slip B3 marked on Diagram 1515 held by the Executive Director. 2. All the objects as ... more

Statement of Significance

Queenscliff Pier was built between 1884 and 1889, a shelter shed in 1886-87and a new lifeboat shed between 1926 and 1929 to house the newly-arrived lifeboat Queenscliffe. The first jetty at Queenscliff was constructed in about 1856 and was located at the end of Wharf Street. A lifeboat was added soon afterwards and a lifeboat shed in 1860. This pier became known as the Fisherman's Pier. As the town prospered, the increasing use of steamers for pleasure and for carriage ... more

Year Construction Started 1887
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place; Heritage object/s
Municipality QUEENSCLIFFE BOROUGH

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