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CLAREMONT

Location

143 NOBLE STREET NEWTOWN, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1127

Heritage Overlay Number

HO124

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 1127. Claremont, 143 Noble Street, Newtown, City of Greater Geelong. Extent: 1. All of the buildings ... more

Statement of Significance

Claremont was designed in 1857 by the engineer Andrew McWilliams and constructed sometime between 1858 and 1861 for the successful Geelong grocer, William Blair. It is a symmetrically planned single storey Italian Renaissance revival villa, with central projecting Tuscan portico and concave roofed encircling verandah terminated on both sides by projecting wings with balustraded parapets. Claremont is of architectural and historical significance to the State of ... more

Year Construction Started 1857
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Italianate
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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