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ARMYTAGE HOUSE

Location

263 PAKINGTON STREET NEWTOWN, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0405

Heritage Overlay Number

HO1972

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

The Hermitage was upon completion in 1860 one of the finest Colonial Regency style mansion houses in Victoria, evocatively recalling the architecture of Van Diemens Land of the 1830s. The ionic portico and exquisitely proportioned, encircling wrought iron verandah is the most distinctive feature of this mansion, which is undoubtedly Edward Prowse's most impressive work. The mansion has considerable and important historical associations, firstly with the Armytage family and finally ... more

Year Construction Started 1859
Architectural Style Victorian Period (1851-1901) Regency
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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