ES&A Bank Hawthorn: 343 Burwood Road, HAWTHORN
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Building ProfileName : ES&A Bank Hawthorn
LocationAddress: 343 Burwood Road
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1873
Original use: Bank
Current use: Office
number of floors : 2
Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style
The building was constructed in the Ecclesiastic Victorian Gothic style in Hawthorn bricks with gable slate roofs, and with dressings of Waurn Ponds limestone on a bluestone foundation. The two-storey building was intended to house the banking chamber and offices on the ground floor and accommodation for the manager at the rear and on the first floor. It retains a grand staircase hall with Minton-tiled flooring and Gothic timber stairs. The first floor drawing room also retains a stencilled ceiling and cornice decorations.
HistoryArchitect: Leonard Terry
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