110 Capel Street

110 Capel Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Stephen Hatcher
Also known as
Previous Address 110 was also known as Carmyle Cottages, 4, 6 and 8 Capel Street, three early timber Victorian terrace dwellings were once on this site in “Hotham” before the current building and street renumbering. Source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article6898454
Constructed
Style Early twenty first century 2000-2030
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

1960-1980 Capel Street east between Victoria and Queensberry Streets, North Melbourne.

Previously know as 4, 6 and 8 Capel Street, Hotham.

source: North Melbourne Library, photographer Karl Halla

1949

Members of the Del Papa and Inglese families in front of 104 Capel Street, North Melbourne.

held by Melbourne Library Service

Land Details

  1. Current map
  2. 1895 MMBW map
  3. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  4. 1859 report of the Government Land Sale

Building Details

This site originally contained 3 Victorian-era terrace dwellings, numbered 4, 6 and 8 Capel Street, Hotham.

source: 1895 MMBW map

Subsequent Building Alterations

Currently a four storey concrete apartment building. Built and subdivided into twelve flats in 2009.

source: City of Melbourne

Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

The three single story historic Victorian era family dwellings on this land were demolished and replaced by factories then later a four storey concrete apartment building. Built and subdivided into twelve units in 2009.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
1859 Messrs. Thomas Glaister, Alexander Stuart & Robert Rutter, first Crown land purchasers source: Hatcher Index
abt 40 thousand years earlier 1835 Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria source: Hatcher Index

Residents

From To Resident More Info Data Source
to date Private source Hatcher Index
1970 1974 Watters Seeds P/L seed merch source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1965 1965 Steiner Prod Pty Ltd (wrhse) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1940 1945 Edward. F. Carrington (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1935 1935 James Beattie (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1930 1930 Frederick A. Wilkins (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1925 1925 Mrs. M. A. Phillips (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1895 1920 Edward Phillips (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1890 1890 Daniel Moffatt (108, Carmyle Cottage) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1955 1960 Thomas Scott (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1950 1950 Patrick A. Taylor (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1945 1945 John H. Cheong (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1940 1940 Mrs. J. P. Walker (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1935 1935 William Atkins (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1915 1930 Edward Barrass (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1910 Albert Johns (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1905 1905 Richard Love (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1900 1900 James McQuade (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1895 1895 Walter Taylor (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1890 1890 Mrs. Hannah Berry (110) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1960 1960 Mrs. M.T. Galley (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1955 1955 William Brown (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1940 1950 George Wood (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1930 1935 Mrs. Emma Cope (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1905 1925 Robert Alf Collins (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1900 1900 James Collins (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1895 1895 Henry Negus (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.
1890 1890 Bruce Negus (112) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.

Social History

1878. FIRST CLASS Belgian CANARIES for SALE, cheap. Apply 4 Capel street, Hotham, Carmyle cottage.
(108 Capel Street North Melbourne)

source: The Argus 1878


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Context and Streetscape

Precinct

This property resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
source: https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/history-city-of-melbourne.pdf
historical map source: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover/explore-collections-format/maps/maps-melbourne-city-suburbs

Zoning
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.

Streetscape

The streetscape can be characterised as a mix of Victorian and modern buildings. Eight of the original seventeen single-story Victorian terrace dwellings plus some double storey commercial buildings are on its western side, south of Victoria Street, while on the eastern side, the street retains sixteen of its original thirty-six, wider sized early Victorian, two storey terrace homes, as well as two story modern public housing townhouses.

Crossing over Victoria Street to the north on the eastern side, nineteen of the original thirty-two equally fine examples of early two storey Victoria terrace dwellings can be seen, dispersed by a small number of modern two storey buildings. Unfortunately, all twenty-two of the original Victorian terrace dwellings on the western side from Victoria to Queensberry streets have all been demolished, replaced by taller modern commercial buildings that are out of character with the existing surrounding Victorian architecture of this once predominantly single and double storey residential streetscape.

Heritage of note include two 2 storey terraces at 62 and 64, both have National Trust classifications and Heritage Victoria registrations. Two more include two single storey terraces dwellings at 81 and 83 that were designed by the distinguished Australian architect, Mr. George Raymond Johnson.

Other Information

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