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BACCHUS MARSH EXPRESS OFFICE AND PRINTING WORKS

Location

8 GISBORNE ROAD and 8 CHURCH STREET BACCHUS MARSH, MOORABOOL SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0504

Heritage Overlay Number

HO3

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Historic Building No. 504Bacchus Marsh Express Office and Printing Works, 8 Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh (excluding the shed to the rear and including the following objects: 1. The ... more

Statement of Significance

The Bacchus Marsh Express was founded by George Lane, a book binder, and the first issue was published on 7th July 1866. The second edition was published by the Bacchus Marsh Express Printing Co., which consisted of Dr. Rae (editor), Rev James Scott, John Saunders, James E Crook, James Young, William Watson and George Lane (printer). This syndicate failed after 3 months and the ownership was then taken up by Lane and Christopher Crisp, an Englishman who had been employed as a ... more

Year Construction Started 1866
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Georgian
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place; Heritage object/s
Municipality MOORABOOL SHIRE; MOORABOOL SHIRE

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