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Boisdale Homestead


Maffra/Briagolong Road,, BOISDALE VIC 3860 - Property No B0606

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Boisdale Homestead was erected in 1892 for Askin Morrison Foster, son of pioneer pastoralist John Foster, who leased the run in 1841. R G W Purchas, a Melbourne architect, designed the present single storey brick and timber residence with a steep broken pitch roof clad with Marseille tiles and capped with a monitor skylight. The V plan form and exterior form reflect American influences in the design. Biosdale Homestead is a distinctive East Gippsland residence and a notable ... more


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