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SPLIT POINT LIGHTSTATION COMPLEX

Location

24 FEDERAL STREET and 7-13 FEDERAL STREET AIREYS INLET, SURF COAST SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H2270

Heritage Overlay Numbers

HO1 , HO2

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All the land marked L1 on Diagram 2270 held by the Executive Director, being all of the Crown land described as Allotments 15D and 15E Parish of Angahook (Lighthouse); ... more

Statement of Significance

The Split Point Lightstation at Airey's Inlet includes a lighthouse, head keeper's quarters, two semi-detached assistant keepers' quarters and a stable building. Following numerous shipwrecks on the nearby coast, the 6.3 hectare lighthouse reserve was gazetted in 1890 and the complex was built in 1890-91 to designs by the Public Works Department and the lighthouse was constructed by the Richmond contractors R Anderson & Sons. Robert Anderson ... more

Year Construction Started 1889
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality SURF COAST SHIRE; SURF COAST SHIRE

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