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GERMAN COTTAGE

Location

5-9 SMITH STREET and 222-224 TORQUAY ROAD GROVEDALE, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0714

Heritage Overlay Number

HO98

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 714. German Cottage - 224 Torquay Road, Grovedale - City of South Barwon to the extent of the land and ... more

Statement of Significance

The Cottage at 224 Torquay Road, Grovedale is an early example of a German settler's Cottage located in one of the earliest and most important of early German settlements in Victoria in the mid nineteenth century, Germantown (now Grovedale). The property is one of the last surviving of the early settlement and is distinctive and original both in its form and methods of construction. Grovedale near Geelong (Germantown prior to the 1914-18 war) was the first ... more

Year Construction Started 1854
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Georgian
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY; GREATER GEELONG CITY

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