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FORMER BLACKSMITH'S COTTAGE AND SHOP

Location

100-102 MAIN STREET BACCHUS MARSH, Moorabool Shire

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0462

Heritage Overlay Number

HO8

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended in that the ... more

Statement of Significance

Located at the junction of the Government Road to Maddingley and the main Government Road from Melbourne to Ballarat, the site has been occupied by a blacksmith since 1852 and possibly as early as 1850. The complex is of major historic importance because of its direct associations with the function of Bacchus Marsh as a staging point along the "Gold" Road from Melbourne to Ballarat. The site was in continuous use as a blacksmith and wheelwright's premises and cottage until 1940 ... more

Year Construction Started 1877
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Georgian
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality MOORABOOL SHIRE

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