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FORMER LEIGH SHIRE HALL AND TOLL HOUSE

Location

1372 ROKEWOOD-SHELFORD ROAD SHELFORD, GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H2274

Heritage Overlay Number

HO89

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All the land marked L1 on Diagram 2274 held by the Executive Director, being all of the land described as Lot 1 on Title Plan 72449H 2. All the buildings B1-2 on Diagram ... more

Statement of Significance

The former Leigh Shire Hall is a bluestone building located at Warrambine, an isolated rural location on Warrambine Creek, half way between Rokewood and Shelford. Next to it is a small timber toll house, which was originally located at Hesse, about 19 kms to the south. The former Leigh Shire Hall, designed by the Shire Engineer C Wilson, was built in 1871-2 at a cost of £455. Local government in Victoria originated from the early 1850s ... more

Year Construction Started 1870
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Gothic Revival
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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