66 Batman Street

66 Batman Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
Stephen Hatcher photographer

Also known as
Previous Address 66 was previously known as 220 Franklin Street before street renumbering. Source: 1895 Sands & McDougall directory
Constructed 1st 20/6/1853. 2nd ?
Builder Thomas Stevens

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

Building Details

Notice of Intention to Build

Number: 1004

Date: 20/6/1853

Fee: Three Pounds

Location: Franklin Street, [West Melbourne]

Owner/builder: Thomas Stevens

Type: Three cottages.

Burchett Index

Subsequent Building Alterations

Four superior brick family homes (214 to 220) were demolished and replaced by a building for the MFB.


Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher index
Mr. Thomas Stevens, 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


From To Resident More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher index
1895 Mrs. Catherine Brusaan 1895 Sands & McDougall directory

Social History

Context and Streetscape


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

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Other Information


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