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THE MANOR HOUSE

Location

28-32 MANOR STREET BACCHUS MARSH, MOORABOOL SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0264

Heritage Overlay Number

HO9

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Shire of Bacchus Marsh. No. 264.The Manor House, 28-30 Manor Street, Bacchus Marsh. [Victoria Government Gazette No 100 Wednesday, October 9 1974 p.3649]

Statement of Significance

The exploration of Hamilton Hume and William Hilton Hovell into inland New South Wales and Victoria on route to the Port Phillip District in 1824-25 and the favourable reports of the land they had seen was a significant event in the colonization of Victoria. While Hume and Hovell discovered major inland rivers and first sighted the mountains of the Great Dividing Range in Victoria, it was the adventurous Launceston sealers, whalers and pastoralists who informally ... more

Year Construction Started 1846
Architectural Style Pre-separation Colonial Georgian 1836-50
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality MOORABOOL SHIRE

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