|Also known as|
|Style||Victorian, Late: 1875-1901|
Timelapse Building Images
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
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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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
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