Alan Marshall Bungalow Eltham Colour - Shire of Eltham Heritage Study 1992
Statement of Significance
Last updated on - January 7, 2010
REVISED STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE, CONTEXT, 2010
What is significant? The c1955 bungalow and the surrounding site to a radius of 15 metres.
How is it significant? The bungalow is historically significant to the Shire of Nillumbik.
Why is it significant? The bungalow is historically significant because it was the home of the distinguished Australian author, Alan Marshall from about 1955 to 1980, during which time he wrote the Eltham Shire History Pioneers and Painters. The bungalow is also significant because its very basic nature reflects Marshall's lifestyle at the time (Criterion H).
BICK STUDY, 1992
The bungalow at the rear of this house has significance as the home from about. 1955 to 1980 of the distinguished Australian author Alan Marshall. The house itself was owned at this time and earlier by Marshall's sister Margaret McIntyre Marshall. Marshall was the author of the Eltham Shire history, Pioneers and Painters, published in 1971 while he was an Eltham resident. The very basic nature of this building is illustrative of Marshall's lifestyle.
BASIS OF SIGNIFICANCE:
ILLUSTRATION OF THE THEMES
DEGREE OF SIGNIFICANCE: LOCAL SIGNIFICANCE
EXTENT OF SIGNIFICANCE: ENTIRE BUNGALOW AND SITE TO A RADIUS OF 15 METRES.