103 Courtney Street

103 Courtney Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Felicity Jack

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Previous Address
Constructed 1887
Style Victorian, Late: 1875-1901
Architect Not known
Builder Not known

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

Building Details

A three-storeyed,  polychrome brick house with a three-level, formerly cast-iron verandah, a hipped iron-clad roof and an iron picket fence. Minimal decoration was used. Notable features include unusual form, verandah, finishes, fence

Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Architecturally, unusual for its three-storeyed, corner form but altered in detail; a commanding part of the streetscape; of regional importance. Historically, associated with North Melbourne’s special role in the horse and allied trades.


From To Owner More Info Data Source
1880 early 1890s George Grigg Sands and McDougalls


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Social History

George Grigg, who had this house built in 1889, was a wheelwright and coach builder whose family appears to have a long association with North Melbourne (Refer to 139-141 Errol Street). He owned and occupied the house until after 1893 when it passed into the hands of the Australian Widow Fund, no doubt one of the many Friendly Societies operating at the time.

Context and Streetscape


North and West Melbourne Heritage Precinct



Other Information


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