What is significant?
Rosebank is a three roomed vernacular timber slab hut with a corrugated iron roof. It is believed to date from circa 1860. Rosebank is located in Neate's Road in the Victoria Valley, and is said to have been built by the McArthur family, who were early selectors in Mirranatwa and Victoria Valley. The hut is in fair condition and retains a good degree of integrity.
How is it significant?
The selector's hut known as Rosebank is of architectural and historical significance to the district of Victoria Valley and the Southern Grampians Shire.
Why is it significant?
Rosebank is of historical significance for its associations with the early McArthur family, who were selectors in the Victoria Valley and Mirranatwa areas from the 1860s. The hut is of architectural significance for the use of primitive building techniques of slab timber construction, representing the resourcefulness of the early selectors in the area, who used the abundant natural timbers to construct their early dwellings.