32 Little Leveson Street

32 Little Leveson Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as former Police Station Source: from the Sands & McDougall directory
Previous Address
Constructed
Style Victorian, Late: 1875-1901
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

1983

Former Police Station Complex, 32-34 Little Leveson Street, North Melbourne. (1894), with Court House adjoining in Chetwynd Street.

photographer: Graeme Butler


Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan

Building Details

No Entries Found

Subsequent Building Alterations

No Entries Found

Architectural Features




  • Doors
    Timber

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Steps
    Bluestone

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Building Ornamentation
    Brick

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Walls
    Bluestone

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Walls
    Brick

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Building Ornamentation
    Other metal

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Walls
    Brick

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Building Ornamentation
    Bluestone

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Building Ornamentation
    Wrought Iron

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022


  • Fin Wall
    Brick

    photographer Stephen Hatcher 2022



Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
Mr. John Alison and Andrew H. Knight, 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
1900 Constable William McSweeney, Police Station http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article106322645 source: Hatcher Index

Social History

1913 North Melbourne Courier.

OWNER WANTED.
Last Wednesday a boy named Edward Flannery was arrested at North Melbourne by Constable Bear on a charge of stealing a military saddle and bridle. The accused was remanded t0 appear at the local Children’s Court next Wednesday. The police require an owner for the above articles, which may be seen at the North Melbourne watchhouse, Little Leveson-street.

source: North Melbourne Courier



Context and Streetscape

Precinct

This property sits 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

Other Information

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