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MATTHEW FLINDERS SCHOOL NO.8022

Location

15 MYERS STREET GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1645

Heritage Overlay Number

HO195

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 Matthew Flinders School was built as the Flinders National Grammar School in Little Ryrie Street, Geelong in 1856-7. The initiative of a group of prominent citizens of Geelong in 1854 to provide non-secular education for children resulted in its construction, at a time when the majority of existing schools were either privately owned or specifically denominational. The Government granted the land, and money was raised for the construction of a National School by ... more

Year Construction Started 1856
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Italianate
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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