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Terrace - 356-358 Victoria Parade East Melbourne

Heritage Listed Location

Address

356-358 Victoria Parade East Melbourne, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia

Places Nearby

East Melbourne, 3002 0.9km Collingwood, 3066 1.0km Richmond South, 3121 1.1km Richmond, 3121 2.0km Richmond East, 3121 2.4km

Details / Significance

What is significant?

The Terrace at 356-358 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne is a pair of houses built in rendered brick and sandstone by Abraham Linacre in 1857. The ground floor is treated as a rusticated arcade of six equal bays divided from the upper storey by a strong moulded string course. The first floor windows have moulded architraves and bracketed sills. On the upper floor quoins support a bracketed cornice. A parapet with a simple pediment conceals the slate tiled roof. An iron-railing fence separates the tiled verandah from the street. The eastern facade to Clarendon Street has no rustication, but has quoins on both floors and a pair of windows on the upper floor. The parapet continues from the front. The chimneys have heavy cornices and terracotta chimney pots.

How is it significant?

The Terrace at 356-358 Victoria Parade is of architectural significance to the State of Victoria.

Why is it significant?

The Terrace at 356-358 Victoria Parade is architecturally significant as one of the earliest known examples of the terrace type in Melbourne, a type that was later prevalent to East and North Melbourne. The terrace contributes significantly to the local streetscape.

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TERRACE SOHE 2008
1 terrace 356 358 victoria parade east melbourne front view aug1981
terrace 356 358 victoria parade east melbourne rear view apr1985
terrace 356 358 victoria parade east melbourne side elevation jul1980

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