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CORIYULE HOMESTEAD

Location

1-69 MCDERMOTT ROAD CURLEWIS, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0272

Heritage Overlay Number

HO3

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Shire of Bellarine. No. 272. Coryule Homestead, McDermott Road, Drysdale. [Victoria Government Gazette No 100 Wednesday, October 9 1974 p.3649]

Statement of Significance

Coriyule at Drysdale was built in 1849 for pioneer squatting partners, Anne Drysdale and Caroline Newcomb. Drysdale was an unmarried Scottish gentlewoman, who in 1839, aged 47, migrated to Port Phillip for health reasons. She was well educated and well connected, had owned a farm in Scotland, and intended to farm sheep in the colony. She first took up a squatting run at Boronggoop, on the Barwon River near Geelong, where she built a four room cottage. She formed a ... more

Year Construction Started 1849
Architectural Style Pre-separation Colonial Gothick 1836-50
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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