410 La Trobe Street

410 La Trobe Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher

Also known as
Previous Address

Timelapse Building Images

Corner of Latrobe and William Street is the location of where the first building was located, later used as a caretakers residence. The Victorian era building has since been demolished.

photographer Stephen Hatcher


An aerial view with King Street in the foreground and La Trobe Street on the right.

image source: State Library of Victoria http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/4191355

Land Details

  1. Caretakers Residence
  2. 1895 MMBW Map

Building Details

A building located on the south eastern corner of Flagstaff Gardens was built for the Inspector General of penal establishment offices and later reused as the Flagstaff Gardens caretakers dwelling.

The building has since been demolished and part of that area is now the stairs leading underground to the Melbourne railway line.

source: 1895 MMBW map

Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


From To Owner More Info Data Source
1835 to date Commonwealth of Australian – Crown Land


From To Resident More Info Data Source
1919 to date Private – caretaker source: Sands & McDougall directory
1903 1918 George Higgens, caretaker source: Sands & McDougall directory
1900 1901 Patrick Reilly, caretaker source: Sands & McDougall directory
1899 1899 Miss Anna Scott, caretaker source: Sands & McDougall directory
1872 1898 Richard Scott, caretaker Flagstaff Gardens source: Sands & McDougall directory
1870 1898 John Dunn & William Hoyne source: Sands & McDougall directory
1868 1868 W T Baker, inspector source: Sands & McDougall directory
1863 1866 T Carlyle, inspector source: Sands & McDougall directory
1857 1860 George Sims, cartaker source: Sands & McDougall directory
1857 1860 John Fitzsimmons, inspector source: Sands & McDougall directory
abt 40 thousand years earlier 1834 Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria

Social History

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Context and Streetscape


This public park 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



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