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DARRA

Location

490 SLATE QUARRY ROAD MEREDITH, GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0268

Heritage Overlay Number

HO11

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended in that the ... more

Statement of Significance

Darra, originally known as Durdiwarrah pastoral station, was licensed with 24,000 acres to Charles Augustus Von Steiglitz in 1842. Charles Augustus Von Steiglitz, who arrived in Port Phillip in 1839, was a member of a family whose father and brothers were prominent pastoralists in Tasmania. Steiglitz, after whom the gold mining township is named, sold the run in 1853. In 1854 the property was advertised as containing the Eclipse Hotel. W T N Champ ... more

Year Construction Started 1840
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Georgian
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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