300 Rosslyn Street

300 Rosslyn Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Sue Scarfe

Also known as Australian Buscuit Company then W.K. Burnside Warehouse & Merchants.
Previous Address
Constructed 1889
Architect John Birtwistle
Builder Peirson & Wright – 105 Canning Street Carlton

Timelapse Building Images


Originally Australian Biscuit Company, then W.K. Burnside Warehouse – Merchants, Pharmaceuticals, Chemists.

Largest distillery of Eucalyptus Products.

Grandfather of Julian Burnside, Famous Australian Human Rights Activist.

Public Records Office of Victoria

source: Melbourne Council archive

Land Details

  1. 300 Rosslyn Street, building location within the landscape.
  2. 1895 MMBW Map

Building Details

Notice of intent to build

Date: 30/1/1889

Application: 3761

Owner: Australian Biscuit Company.

Fee: 2.10.0

Structure: Brick store or factory

Burchett Index

Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features

  • Doors

    photographer Sue Scarfe

  • Doors

    photographer Sue Scarfe

  • Hardware
    Cast Iron

    photographer Sue Scarfe

  • Windows

    photographer Sue Scarfe

  • Walls

    photographer Sue Scarfe

  • Walls

    photographer Sue Scarfe

Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


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Social History

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Context and Streetscape




Other Information


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