Como House - cnr Williams Road & Lechlade Ave. SOUTH YARRA [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Como House: cnr Williams Road & Lechlade Ave, SOUTH YARRA

Como House

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Building Profile

Name : Como House

Location

Address: cnr Williams Road & Lechlade Ave
City: SOUTH YARRA

Postcode: 3141


Construction Details

Built: 1846 - 1874
Original use: Residential (Mansion)
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

Built in the Georgian period in the Colonial Georgian/Regency style

Notable features

Made famous by becoming one of the National Trusts first accessions in 1959. The mansion presided over a large estate running down to the yarra river. The verandah features palisaded iron prailing and posts, with a restrained but regal colonial style facade.

History

Architect: A.E. Johnson




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