14 Roden Street

14 Roden Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
image source: Early Melbourne Architecture 1840-1888 by Geoffrey Cumberlege 1954.
Also known as Bay View Terrace Source: from the 1874 death notice of owner J Falvy
Previous Address

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20, 18 and 14 Roden Street West Melbourne.

“There is an airy elegance about this design with the calm of the row of pedimented windows broken by the smooth ellips of the carriageway arch and the sweep of the light veranda roofs.”

source: Early Melbourne Architecture 1840-1888 by Geoffrey Cumberlege 1954.

image source: Early Melbourne Architecture 1840-1888 by Geoffrey Cumberlege 1954.

Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan map showing first Crown land purchaser was Mr. J. Falvy

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

Original three original Victorian heritage dwellings were demolished sometime in the 1950/60s and a factory was built.

The factory was replaced by 8 flats in 2020.

Under S18 and S18A of the Sudbdivision Act 1988 and previous Acts, Council may require a contribution of land and/or money to be paid.

    The contribution type is Money, the contribution is 5% and the amount of $162,500 was paid on 23 Feb 2018.
    The status is Paid/Satisfied.

    The application number is TP-2015-158.
    Certification number is SA-2015-19, 14-20 Roden Street, WEST MELBOURNE VIC 3003.

source: City of Melbourne

Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


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Social History

1874. FALVY

On the 24th Inst., at his residence, No. 1 Bay View Terrace, Roden-street, West Melbourne, Mr. John Falvy, contractor, aged 68 years.

source: The Argus

John Falvy was born in Ireland around 1806, the son of Jeremiah Falvy and Mary Walsh.

He was married to Ellen Flynn.

source: BDM Victoria

Context and Streetscape



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