|Also known as|
|Previous Address||4 Heaton Terrace (3-13)||Source: Hatcher Index|
|Style||Victorian, Late: 1875-1901|
Timelapse Building Images
Six two story single fronted brick terrace buildings with balcony, bluestone foundations and slate roofs and open garden space.
Notice of Intent to Build.
13th October 1880, Registration number 8545.
Fee paid: £10.10.0 (for 6 homes, 3 to 13)
Builder: Mr. John Greenwood, Adderley St West Melbourne.
Owner: Mr John Greenwood.
Other significant building works carried out by John Greenwood can be found here.
Subsequent Building Alterations
John Greenwood’s historic “Gold Rush” era row of 6 terraces were sadly demolished sometime in the mid 1960’s and have since been replaced with a block of flats that has no front or back garden space.
This is the 1895 MMBW map. The valued front and back yard open garden space marked green which these Victorian era terrace homes once had has all since been lost and are now totally built over by the redevelopment.
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
The group of modern flats recently erected on 3-13 Abbotsford street site which replaced the previous homes that had unique social and historical value and constructed here in the Victorian period, the new build has zero historical or social heritage significance nor do they have any front or back open garden space unlike other existing Victorian terraces that the surrounding area have.
|From||To||Owner||More Info||Data Source|
|1975||to date||Private||Hatcher Index|
|1964||1974||Jenkin Buxton & Co P/L||Hatcher Index|
|1949||1963||Franz Miltrup||Hatcher Index|
|1945||1948||Angelo Di Gilio||Hatcher Index|
|1926||1944||William J McCarthy||Hatcher Index|
|1925||1925||Lilian Rogers||Hatcher Index|
|1917||1924||Edgar Ward||Hatcher Index|
|1916||1916||Key & Stewart||Hatcher Index|
|1880||1915||John Greenwood||Hatcher Index|
|1879||J Shearen & Co (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|
|From||To||Resident||More Info||Data Source|
|1975||to date||Private||Hatcher Index|
|1952||1958||Joyce Evelyn Nichols||Hatcher Index|
|1948||1951||Mrs Ida Annie Nichols||Hatcher Index|
|1947||1947||Olive Lewis||Hatcher Index|
|1943||1946||Frances Gwenaifer Keating||Hatcher Index|
|1941||1942||James Williams||Hatcher Index|
|1934||1940||Robert A Fitzpatrick||Hatcher Index|
|1932||1932||John Henry Johnstone||Hatcher Index|
|1930||1930||Sarah Cregan||Hatcher Index|
|1929||1929||Marion Isabella Sone||Hatcher Index|
|1928||1928||Catherine Ellen Webb||Hatcher Index|
|1927||1927||Stanley George Woods||Hatcher Index|
|1926||1926||Florence Stokes||Hatcher Index|
|1907||1924||John Irwin||Hatcher Index|
|1882||1906||Christopher Humphries||Hatcher Index|
Christopher Humphries is living at 4 Heaton terrace Abbotsford Street West Melbourne in 1885.
Sands & Madougall directory
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Context and Streetscape
The current property resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
historical map source: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover/explore-collections-format/maps/maps-melbourne-city-suburbs
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.
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.
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