373 Albert Street is of local historical Significance. It is the soleremaining evidence of the Hoffmans Co. No.1 Works, being built in1875-76, the period in which the works was being established . It wasoccupied by the manager of the works until c.1906.
373 Albert Street is a single storey Victorian brick double fronted villa. The hipped roof has been recently reclad in corrugated galvanised steel, as has the verandah. The verandah, which is enclosed on both ends by wing walls with cement copings, is supported by square section timber columns with a cast iron frieze enclosed in a timber frame. The central front door is flanked by double hung sash windows.
The front garden is bounded by a non-original timber picket fence.
Key Architectural Elements: simple single storey double fronted brick cottage
timber and cast iron frieze
Principal Historic Themes: association with 19th century brickmaking and clay industries