What is significant? The house and stables at 17 Crown Street, Flemington are significant. The house is an asymmetrical timber cottage with a hip roof. The facade is clad in ashlar and there are tripartite windows to the front bay and adjacent to the front door. Other detailing included paired eaves brackets and medallions. There is one plain brick chimney. At the rear of the house is the stables block, which comprises a double height central gabled section with skillion side aisles. There is also a circular rotunda, other outbuildings and the manege is to the west of the stables.
How is it significant? The house and stables at 17 Crown Street, Flemingtonare of local historical significance to the City of Moonee Valley.
Why is it significant? The house and stables are significant for their associations with the horse racing industry and demonstrates how horse stables and training facilities have been traditionally located within this part of Flemington due to its proximity to the racecourse. While there were once several stables complexes in Crown Street, this is now one of only two surviving examples. (Criteria A, B & D)