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FORMER DONAGHY'S ROPE WALK

Location

95-103 PAKINGTON STREET GEELONG WEST, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1169

Heritage Overlay Number

HO741

Level of Significance

Registered

Heritage Inventory Citation

State

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF THE VICTORIAN HERITAGE REGISTER Under Section 18 of the Heritage Act 1995 the Executive Director amends the Heritage Register by including Heritage Register ... more

Statement of Significance

The former Donaghy's Rope Walk is located in the centre of Kinnear's Geelong rope works, a large industrial site. The rope walk is constructed of timber and corrugated iron and is approximately 500 metres in length. Within it rope was made up using specialised machinery known as "gallantynes, fore gears, travellers and top carts" two complete sets of which survive intact. The process has been redundant for many years and the original length of the rope walk has been shortened by ... more

Year Construction Started 1900
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place; Archaeological place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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