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FORMER GEELONG WOOL EXCHANGE

Location

44 CORIO STREET GEELONG, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0622

Heritage Overlay Number

HO383

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 622, Former Wool Exchange, 44 Corio Street, Geelong (to the extent of the Wool Exchange Building shown shaded red ... more

Statement of Significance

The wool exchange in Corio Street, Geelong was constructed in 1927-28 for the Geelong Wool Exchange Pty Ltd. At a contract price of £14,514 by builders H Beach and Sons Pty Ltd. The prominent Geelong firm Laird and Buchan were the architects of the building which survives, highly intact. The two storey brick Wool Exchange is one of Geelong's major public buildings from the inter war period and as a late example of the renaissance revival the facade ... more

Year Construction Started 1927
Architectural Style Interwar Period (c.1919-c.1940) Commercial Palazzo
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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