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FORMER ADAM REA'S STORE

Location

1 MURRAY STREET COLAC, COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0433

Heritage Overlay Number

HO130

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Historic Building No. 433, former Adam Rea's Store, corner Murray and Queen Streets, Colac (to the extent of the total exterior of the stone and adjacent brick building). [Victoria ... more

Statement of Significance

The building at 1 Murray Street, Colac is one of a small group of surviving and relatively intact single storey shops from the period. It is a well proportioned emporium prominently located within the original section of the town. It is architecturally detailed and finished with a remarkably high degree of sophistication for buildings of that period located outside one of the major shopping streets in Melbourne. It is considered that Adam Rea was a man of some importance in the ... more

Year Construction Started 1844
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Regency
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

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