Historically part of an architecturally distinctive series of estates created across rural Victorian in the name on one of Geelong's more successful shop owners, Alex Miller, and part of a recurring theme in Geelong, from different eras, of private charity accommodation.
Architecturally, following a prototype which was innovatory I its use of a new house form and residential planning concept which as a group, formed the first example of the Bungalow Style.
Laird & Buchan contract book 5. p96 GHRC.
See Butler Waranga Conservations Study (1989)
W R Lang - 'Alexander Miller - the man' Investigator 9.86 p 95f