361 Dryburgh Street

361 Dryburgh Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Sue Scarfe

Also known as View-forth House Source: name on building
Previous Address 361 was previously known as 169 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
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Timelapse Building Images

359-361 Dryburgh Street. These fine buildings make a significant contribution to the streetscape. Viewforth House, on the right, is a particularly well preserved building, with an ‘A’ classification from the City of Melbourne

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Land Details

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features




  • Fence
    Cast Iron

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  • Gate
    Cast Iron

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  • Fence
    Brick

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  • Steps
    Bluestone

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  • Path
    Tessellated

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  • Doors
    Timber

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  • Building Ornamentation
    Timber

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  • Building Ornamentation
    Timber

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  • Hardware
    Other metal

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  • Hardware
    Other metal

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  • Hardware
    Other metal

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  • Windows
    Glass

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  • Walls
    Brick

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  • Hardware
    Cast Iron

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  • Walls
    Brick

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  • Lacework
    Cast Iron

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  • Lacework
    Cast Iron

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  • Building Ornamentation
    Terracotta

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  • Walls
    Brick

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  • Fin Wall
    Brick

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  • Building Ornamentation
    Concrete


  • Walls
    Render

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
28/10/1865 Mr. Matthew Kerr, first Crown land purchaser 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 Miss E. V. Nicolay source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1965 Mrs. Adelaide Von St. Nicolay source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1935 Louis Wilhelm Von St. Nicolay and Mrs. Adelaide Von St. Nicolay http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12109156 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 William Koops source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1920 Francis Egglestone (number changed to 169) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1905 William Powell source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1900 James Cranston source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 John Fox, contractor http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66150864 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

1893 The Age

THIS DAY. At 2 o’clock.
On the premises, 169 Dryburgh-street, NORTH MELBOURNE, opposite the Laurel Hotel.
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, SHOW CASE, CUTLERY &c.
BARRETT and Co. will sell by auction, as above, a lot of household furniture, comprising large dining table, Vienna chairs, sideboard, carpets, fenders and irons, linoleums, passage oilcloths, stair carpets, ornaments, bedsteads and bedding, W. stands and ware,
toilet tables and glasses, linen press, duchesse, safes,sofas, tables, chairs, kitchen and cooking utensils and sundries ; also, a splendid lot of cutlery and large glass show case, on stand. No reserve. Terms— cash. Barrett and Co., auctioneers, North Melbourne and Newmarket.

source: The Age



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
The current property is 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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