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24 Clark Street

Heritage Listed Location

Address

24 Clark Street Williamstown, Hobsons Bay City, Victoria, Australia

Places Nearby

Williamstown, 3016 0.3km Braybrook North, 3019 1.4km Douglas, 3409 1.7km Altona North, 3025 5.8km Albert Park, 3206 6.4km

Details / Significance

What is Significant?

The house, commenced in 1859 and completed by c.1865, at 24 Clark Street, Williamstown.

How is it Significant?

The house at 24 Clark Street, Williamstown is of local historic and aesthetic significance to the City of Hobsons Bay.

Why is it Significant?

Historically, it is significant as one of a very small number of pre-1860 dwellings within the Private Survey area, which demonstrate the first phase of development associated with initial speculative private subdivision. As one of the few houses constructed of basalt, it also illustrates the early quarrying industries, which were associated with the Port of Williamstown. (AHC criteria A4, B2 and D2)

Aesthetically, it is significant as a superior and relatively intact example of an early Victorian cottage constructed of basalt, which is notable for its rare and original detailing including the detailing to the window surrounds and the quoining. (AHC criteria B2, E1 and F1)

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24 Clark Street, Hobsons Bay Heritage Study 2006
24 Clark Street, Hobsons Bay Heritage Study 2006

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