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IRON STORE

Location

17-19 MERCER STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0742

Heritage Overlay Number

HO238

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 742, Iron Store (former Brown Brothers Store), Cnr. Ginn and Mercer Streets, Geelong, to the extent of all of the ... more

Statement of Significance

The Former Brown Brothers Store at the corner of Mercer and Ginn Streets, Geelong is one of a small group of corrugated iron buildings exported from Glasgow first by the firm of Robertson and Lister and then by C D Young and Co. Robertson and Lister were the makers of this building. It was imported by Warren Hastings Brown in 1853 and erected on the present site by late 1854. The roof is of arched corrugated iron spanning about nine metres. The basic structural ... more

Year Construction Started 1854
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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