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FORMER GEELONG GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Location

55 MAUD STREET GEELONG, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0188

Heritage Overlay Number

HO12

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 1995, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended ... more

Statement of Significance

The former Geelong Grammar School was built in Maud Street in 1857-58 to designs by architects, Backhouse and Reynolds. Their commission was the result of a competition for the design of a school for 525 pupils and a master's residence. The foundation stone was laid in June 1857 by the Governor of Victoria, Sir Henry Barkly, with the Bishop of Melbourne and the Archdeacon of Geelong in attendance, and the school, built with four wings around a quadrangle, opened a ... more

Year Construction Started 1857
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Picturesque Gothic
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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