1) WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSE AND 2) THE OUTBUILDINGS
760 HURSTBRIDGE-ARTHURS CREEK ROAD ARTHURS CREEK, NILLUMBIK SHIRE
Statement of Significance
REVISED STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE, CONTEXT, 2010
What is significant?
The c1905 farmhouse, all the pre 1920 outbuildings and the surrounding site to a radius of 50 metres.
How is it significant?
The farmhouse and outbuildings are historically and aesthetically significant to the Shire of Nillumbik.
Why is it significant?
The farmhouse is historically significant because it was associated with the MacMillan family of orchardists over a long period of time and has strong links with Eltham's fruit growing industry (Criteria A & H). The farmhouse is historically and aesthetically significant as one of a small number of pre 1920s weatherboard dwellings in the rural areas of the Shire, and one of the most substantial (Criteria A, B & E).
1) WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSE AND 2) THE OUTBUILDINGS - Historical Australian Themes
3.5.3 Developing agricultural industries
3.9 Farming for commercial profit
5.8 Working on the land
8.12 Living in and around Australian homes8.14 Living in the country and rural settlements
1) WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSE AND 2) THE OUTBUILDINGS - Physical Description 1
Style late Victorian.
Walls timber stud construction, weatherboard clad.
Roofs gabled with no eaves, corrugated iron.Outbuildings
Features are the encircling timber post supported verandah, symmetrical front facade, separate gabled roofs to the front rooms, gable finials and the chimneys.
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One building comprises gable roofed round brick tank? is also a horizontal timber slab farm building (stable?)
1) WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSE AND 2) THE OUTBUILDINGS - Usage/Former Usage
Original and Later Use: Farm house
Heritage Study and Grading
Nillumbik - Shire of Eltham Heritage Study
Author: David Bick
WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSENillumbik Shire
1) WEATHERBOARD FARM HOUSE AND 2) THE OUTBUILDINGSNillumbik Shire
"AQUA PROFONDA" SIGN, FITZROY POOLVictorian Heritage Register H1687
'Aqua Profonda' sign wall sign, Fitzroy Swimming PoolYarra City H1687
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