18.07 - Hazel Glen Residence & Outbuildings - Shire of Whittlesea Heritage Study 1991
Statement of Significance
Last updated on - August 30, 1990
HERITAGE VALUE 2005 - local
What is significant?
Fabric & trees associated with:
- the Victorian & Edwardian-eras
- Patrick Reid, William Reid, Reid family tenure
How is it significant?
The Hazel Glen farm complex (house, trees, store) is historically significant to the Nillumbik Shire:
Why is it significant?
The Hazel Glen farm complex (house, trees, store) is significant:
- for its evidence of very early settlement in the Whittlesea district and Arthurs Creek (Criterion A4)
- for its long association with the pioneering Reid Family, as enhanced by the surviving documentation in family papers and records (Criterion H1, D)
- for sections of the complex believed to be the oldest surviving buildings in the Shire and among the oldest in the State, with significant fabric such as flagged floor, joinery and shingled roofing (Criterion 82)