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BAY VIEW HOTEL

Location

2-4 MERCER STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1159

Heritage Overlay Number

HO110

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1159: Bay View Hotel, 2 Mercer Street, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong. Extent: To the ... more

Statement of Significance

The Bay View Hotel, originally called the Western Hotel, was built in 1853-54 to a design by the prominent Geelong architect John Young. The three storey structure has a Barrabool sandstone facade with framed windows, balustraded parapet and a curved corner accentuating the entrance. The original balustraded parapet has been replaced with a more ornamental balustrade and the exterior has been painted. The building was used for a short while as a private school in the ... more

Year Construction Started 1853
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Renaissance Revival
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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