8 Carroll Street

8 Carroll Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019
Also known as Edmonton Terrace (1-8 before 1889) now known as 8 to 14 Carroll Street Source: Sands & McDougall directory
Previous Address 1 Carroll Street (before 1889) Source: Sands & McDougall directory
Constructed 1876/77
Style Victorian : 1840-1890
Architect
Builder brothers James, John & Albert Thurgood

Timelapse Building Images

1983

18 to 8 Carroll Street, North Melbourne.

Image held by North Melbourne Library, photographer, Graeme Butler

2009

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

Land Details

  1. http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/
  2. 1895 MMBW map

Building Details

This house was build as a group of 4 family homes by the Master Builder James Thurgood.

Other work conducted by the Thurgood family of builders are below include:

Architects Building Type
77659 Thurgood, William Melbourne VIC Factories Thurgood, William 1860 08 31 497
77301 Sadler, Wm West Melbourne VIC Houses Thurgood, James – Melbourne 1872 05 27 4839
74821 Campbell, Charles- Lime Merchant Melbourne VIC Office Buildings; Warehouses Thurgood, James – Errol St 1876 11 11 6990
78365 Currie, – Carlton VIC Houses Thurgood, James 1879 05 3 7973
83049 Shalless, H Brown, Thomas Parkville VIC Houses Thurgood 1880 04 13 8326
78691 McIver, E Scott, Mungo Carlton VIC Houses Thurgood, James – Errol St Hotham 1883 04 5 233
72596 McIver, E Primitive Methodist Church Trustees West Melbourne VIC Houses; Religious Buildings Thurgood, James – Errol St Hotham 1883 11 29 611
77501 McIver, E Ramage, John West Melbourne VIC Houses; alterations Thurgood, James – The Parade Ascot Vale 1885 01 21 1297
83069 McIver, E – Park St Brunswick McIver, E Parkville VIC Houses Thurgood, James – The Parade Ascot Vale 1885 01 21 1296
46436 Love Royle & Thurgood VIC Factories Love Royle & Thurgood 1906 10 30
46502 Love Royle & Thurgood St Kilda VIC Shops Love Royle & Thurgood 1907 05 14
69091 Love, Royle & Thurgood St Kilda VIC Love, Royle & Thurgood 1913 7 23 1975

https://www.mileslewis.net/australian-architectural/

Subsequent Building Alterations

New fence.

Architectural Features


  • Lacework
    Cast Iron


  • Lacework
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019


  • Chimney
    Brick


  • Building Ornamentation
    Brick

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019


  • Fin Wall
    Brick

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019


  • Walls
    Brick

    Photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019


  • Building Ornamentation
    Terracotta

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019

Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

What is significant?

The Crown Grantee for this land was master builder James Thurgood, applied to build this row of four brick houses.

The row of four took the name Edmonton Terrace.

Contributory elements include:

• one storey parapeted stuccoed cottage row of five, distinguished by the impressive tuck pointing brickwork and masonry detail on each overhead parapets;

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
1876 1877 James Thurgood, first Crown land purchaser Crown Compiled land sales map
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 Higgins CW source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1935 1965 Robert Joseph Bailey & Veronica Mary Bailey (nee Schuler) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1925 1930 Vaughan N source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1920 1920 Reynolds R source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1915 1915 Lloyd A source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1910 1910 Walsh EP source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1905 1905 Cartwright AA source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1895 1900 Aarons S source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1890 1890 Austin Ham source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1885 1885 Charles Robinson source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1880 1880 Ingram F source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020

Social History

1937. Robert & Veronica Bailey.

Electoral Roll


1934. Robert & Veronica Bailey.

The Age


East side of Carroll Street Hotham, 1885 & 1890 Sands & McDougall directory

State Library of Victoria


1877. Gemmell, Tuckett & Co.

The Argus


1876. J. Green will sell by public auction 29th April 1876 on the ground, Carrol street Hotham Hill.

North Melbourne Advertiser


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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

The controls listed below affect this property:

Streetscape

This streetscape contains an outstanding collection of 27 Victorian and 6 Edwardian dwellings. These are a particularly well-preserved group from a similar period or style and because they are socially and historically significant buildings for the early development of North & West Melbourne in their own right.

Other Information

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