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LEIGHWOOD

Location

222 MOUNTJOY PARADE LORNE, Surf Coast Shire

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0604

Heritage Overlay Number

HO29

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 604, Leighwood, 222 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne (to the extent of the whole of the building and the land (Certificate ... more

Statement of Significance

Rodney Alsop designed Leighwood at 222 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne for the Bell family in 1915. Both the Bell and Alsop families had associations with Lorne. The Bells were connected generally with the nearer western district. Leighwood is an excellent example of the bungalow type both for its original Indian qualities and, more clearly, as a combination of the Californian and Craftsman Bungalow styles. It was designed very much as a retreat from urban living. The informality of ... more

Year Construction Started 1915
Architectural Style Federation/Edwardian Period (1902-c.1918) Bungalow
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality SURF COAST SHIRE

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