What is Significant?
The Barkly Street West Precinct, including places 299-309 and 317-323 Barkly Street, Brunswick.
How is it Significant?
The Barkly Street West Precinct, in Brunswick, is of local historical and architectural significance to the City of Moreland.
Why is it Significant?
The Barkly Street West precinct is of historical significance as it is a representative example of the type of dense residential development which occurred in Brunswick in the late nineteenth century. It provides evidence of typical working-class housing, which characterised Brunswick. (AHC Criterion A.4)
The precinct is of architectural importance as it contains a good collection of substantially intact Victorian dwellings, displaying a high level of cohesion in terms of scale, materials and setbacks. (AHC Criterion E.1)