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BARWON GRANGE

Location

25 FERNLEIGH STREET NEWTOWN, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1102

Heritage Overlay Number

HO108

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1102: Barwon Grange, Fernleigh Street, Newtown, City of Greater Geelong. Extent: 1. All of the buildings ... more

Statement of Significance

Barwon Grange was developed by Jonathan Porter O'Brien, merchant, and his wife Ann who first constructed a timber house, then a brick house prior to 1856. No architect has been conclusively linked with the main house, although Snell and Kawerau, Backhouse and Reynolds, or John Gill are all possibilities. The prominent Geelong architects Davidson and Henderson designed the 1871 detached kitchen. Barwon Grange is set back from the banks of the Barwon River and ... more

Year Construction Started 1856
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Picturesque Gothic
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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