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FORMER HARP INN

Location

22 PAKINGTON STREET GEELONG WEST, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0585

Heritage Overlay Number

HO337

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 585 Former Harp Inn, 22 Pakington Street, Geelong West (to the extent of the whole of the building whole of the ... more

Statement of Significance

The Former Harp inn was constructed in 1848 or earlier and is therefore one of the oldest buildings in Victoria. It was one of several inns servicing the villages of Newtown and Ashby on the outskirts of Geelong. It drew much of its trade from the nearby stockyards. The inn remained licensed until the early 1860's. The licensee was listed as Michael or Jeremiah Loughnan (probably the same person). He established a new hotel, The Telegraph, which superseded the Harp. The building ... more

Year Construction Started 1848
Architectural Style Pre-separation Colonial Georgian 1836-50
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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