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JURA

Location

242-244 MOUNTJOY PARADE LORNE, Surf Coast Shire

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0822

Heritage Overlay Number

HO30

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 822: Jura, Corner Mountjoy Parade and Francis Street, Lorne. (The whole of the buildings and land shown ... more

Statement of Significance

Built in 1919 as the family beach house for western district grazier Clive Campbell, Jura has both architectural and historic significance. 1. It is one of the first, one of the few, and one of the largest remaining known examples of Knitlock construction in Australia, a concrete block construction technique evolved and patented by Walter Burley Griffin in 1917. 2. It is the only identified use of this type of construction by the notable architectural firm of ... more

Year Construction Started 1919
Architectural Style Federation/Edwardian Period (1902-c.1918) Arts and Crafts
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality SURF COAST SHIRE

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