ES&A Bank Hawthorn - 343 Burwood Road. HAWTHORN [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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ES&A Bank Hawthorn: 343 Burwood Road, HAWTHORN

ES&A Bank Hawthorn

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Building Profile

Name : ES&A Bank Hawthorn

Location

Address: 343 Burwood Road
City: HAWTHORN

Postcode: 3122


Construction Details

Built: 1873
Original use: Bank
Current use: Office

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

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.

History

Architect: Leonard Terry




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