117 Jeffcott Street

117 Jeffcott Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003

Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed 1854
Style Victorian, Early : 1840-1860
Builder James Townsend

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

John O’Shanassy owned Allotments 13 & 14 of Section 34 land on Jeffcott Street in West Melbourne.

Building Details

1895 MMWB Map showing the location of house 117 Jeffcott Street.

Notice of intention to build lodged with Melbourne council on the 14th day of February 1854.

MMWB Map & Burchett index

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
1854 1857 Hon. John O’Shanassy M.L.A Birchett Index


From To Resident More Info Data Source
1858 Robert McCracken Esq. The Argus 6th Feb 1858

Social History

John O’Shanassy created by artist Author William Strutt 1825-1915.


To Let, that commodious family RESIDENCE in Jeffcott street, formally occupied by the Hon. J. O’Shanassy, M.L.A., and now in the occupation of Robert McCracken, Esq., containing 10 rooms, out-offices, &c, and to which is attached half an acre of gardens. Rent moderate. Apply to James Macoboy, solicitor, Chancery Land.

The Argus 1858

Robert McCracken lived at 117 Jeffcott Street in 1858 after the O’Shanassy family moved out.
It is on the southern side of the street on the corner of Jeffcott and Adderley Street in West Melbourne.

Sands & McDougall Directory 1857

John O’Shanossy Esq MLA once lived in Jeffcott Street West Melbourne.

The Age 1856

Context and Streetscape




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