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Location

425-465 HAMILTON HIGHWAY FYANSFORD, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0696

Heritage Overlay Number

HO89

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 696. Frogmore, Hamilton Highway, Fyansford to the extent of all of the buildings and the whole of the land ... more

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 1857
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Italianate
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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