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FORMER STRACHAN MURRAY AND SHANNON WOOL WAREHOUSES

Location

95-97 MALOP STREET and MOORABOOL STREET and BROUGHAM STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0596

Heritage Overlay Number

HO237

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 596 Former Strachan, Murray & Shannon Ltd. Wool Warehouses, 25-43 Moorabool Street, Geelong (to the extent of ... more

Statement of Significance

Construction of Strachan Murray & Shannon Wool Warehouses commenced in 1889 on a site which had always been a focal point of the Geelong wool trade. The building as it presents to us today was constructed over a 61 year period and each phase of that construction was undertaken in a sympathetic manner to the initial design. As a result the building is not only important for its role as a woolstore, but presents a remarkably homogeneous external form given its architectural ... more

Year Construction Started 1889
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Renaissance Revival
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY; GREATER GEELONG CITY; GREATER GEELONG CITY

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