48 Abbotsford Street

48 Abbotsford Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020
Also known as Patterson’s row house Source: Hatcher Index
Previous Address
Constructed Novenmber 1891
Style Victorian, Late: 1875-1901
Architect
Builder John Saunders, 44 Neptune St Richmond

Timelapse Building Images

1997

http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/

Land Details

1895 MMBW Map.

Building Details

A two story single fronted brick terrace building with balcony, bluestone foundations, a slate roof and rear open garden space.

Notice of Intent to Build.

November 1891, Registration number 5282.
Fee paid: £3.10.0 (for 2 homes, 46 to 48)
Builder: Mr. John Saunders.
Owner: Mr J Patterson.

Other significant building works carried out by John Saunders can be found here.

Burchett Index

Subsequent Building Alterations

No Entries Found

Architectural Features


  • Building Ornamentation
    Concrete

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Building Ornamentation
    Concrete

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Lacework
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Fin Wall
    Concrete

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Fence
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Gate
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019


  • Doors
    Timber

    Photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Building Ornamentation
    Render

    Photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Path
    Tessellated

    Photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020

Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

This home and surrounding section of Victorian era terrace buildings does have important social, historical and architectural significance for Abbotsford street and the wider surrounding neighborhood.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
1975 to date Private Hatcher Index
1974 1974 Hornsby Investments P/L Hatcher Index
1966 1973 Australasian Associated Assessors P/L Hatcher Index
1960 1965 Frank Joseph Schott Hatcher Index
1932 1959 Bertha Bianca Schott Hatcher Index
1927 1931 Charles & Bertha Schott Hatcher Index
1924 1926 William Byfield Green Hatcher Index
1923 1923 Mary Gallwan Hatcher Index
1900 1922 John Gallwan Hatcher Index
1892 1899 William Paterson Hatcher Index
1890 J Downie (crown land purchaser) 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 Hatcher Index

Residents

From To Resident More Info Data Source
1975 to date Private Hatcher Index
1966 1973 Australasian Associated Assessors P/L Hatcher Index
1960 1965 Mrs Margaret McMaster Hatcher Index
1942 1959 Alexander Cornelius McMaster Hatcher Index
1941 1941 Harry or Henry Pacholli Hatcher Index
1940 1940 Victor Louey Young Hatcher Index
1934 1939 Michael Leo Coyne Hatcher Index
1933 1933 Samuel Burnside Hatcher Index
1923 1931 William Gillespie Hatcher Index
1917 1922 William A Hamilton Hatcher Index
1916 1916 Martin Roche Hatcher Index
1915 1915 Thomas Hardy Hatcher Index
1911 1914 Emily Hardy Hatcher Index
1908 1910 Fred & Emily Meuleman Hatcher Index
1907 1907 Mary Travers Hatcher Index
1906 1906 Ernest Hall Hatcher Index
1905 1905 Thomas McCarthy Hatcher Index
1898 1904 William Hinwood Hatcher Index
1896 1897 James Tierney Hatcher Index

Social History

James Tierney is living at 48 Abbotsford Street West Melbourne in 1895.

Sands & Madougall directory


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Context and Streetscape

Precinct
This property 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

Zoning
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.

Streetscape

This streetscape contains a collection of historic Victorian buildings and later buildings. The Victorian homes are socially and historically significant buildings for the early development of North & West Melbourne in their own right.

Other Information

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