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LAURENCE PARK HOMESTEAD

Location

56 BUCHTER ROAD BATESFORD, GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0887

Heritage Overlay Number

HO5

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 887. Laurence Park Homestead, Butcher's [sic] Road, Batesford, Bannockburn Shire. To the extent of- 1. ... more

Statement of Significance

Work on the Laurence Park homestead commenced in 1845 for Dr John Learmonth (1812-1871), the son of the pastoralist Thomas Learmonth (1783 - 1869), following the destruction by fire of an earlier 1842-43 homestead. The site in Crown Portion 25, Parish of Gheringhap, was part of several large parcels of land owned by the Port Philip Assocation, purchased for the famous Clyde Company. This company was formed in Tasmania with Scottish backing and occupied the Moorabool Valley above ... more

Year Construction Started 1845
Architectural Style Pre-separation Colonial Vernacular 1836-50
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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