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ELCHO HOMESTEAD

Location

605 BACCHUS MARSH ROAD LOVELY BANKS, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0283

Heritage Overlay Number

HO16

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

Elcho Homestead was built in about 1867 for John Galletly, on a four thousand acre property adjoining the Bacchus Marsh Road. The architect of the house is unknown. A wing was added on the north side of the house c1872. Galletly was the Geelong branch manager of the London Chartered Bank, who was married to Elizabeth, daughter of the prominent and successful Western District pioneer George Armytage. In the 1890s it was owned by H M Sutherland, originally a ... more

Year Construction Started 1867
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Picturesque Gothic
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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