What is significant? The house, built by 1915, at 9 St Leonards Road, Ascot Vale. The form, scale, and original external materials and detailing of the building contributes to the significance of the place.
Non-original alterations and additions are not significant.
How is it significant? The house at 9 St Leonards Road, Ascot Vale is of local historic and architectural significance to Moonee Valley City.
Why is it significant? It is historically significant as a representative example of the substantial villas erected in this part of Ascot Vale, in this case for Pomeroy of Bowen and Pomeroy, thus exemplifying another close link between early industrialised suburbs (such as North and West Melbourne) and their residential counterpart (Essendon). (Criteria A & H)
It is architecturally significantas a fine example of a Queen Anne Villa, which is distinguished by its cupola tower and intact detailing. It has aesthetic significance as a building that contributes ot the historic character of the Bayview Terrace precinct.(Criteria E & F)