D Estaville - 7 Barry Street. KEW [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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D Estaville: 7 Barry Street, KEW

D Estaville

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Building Profile

Name : D Estaville

Location

Address: 7 Barry Street
City: KEW

Postcode: 3101


Construction Details

Built: 1858
Original use: Residential (Mansion)
Current use: Residential (Mansion)

number of floors : 2

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

Notable features

A 2 storeyed 14 room Italianate style mansion of bluestone. The building features classical pediment motif for gables. Oft compared with Bishopscourt of East Melbourne, it lacks a tower, but nonetheless is an impressive example of the styles of the period. Designed by Knight and Kerr, a rare example of the work of architects made famous for the design for the Victorian Houses of Parliament.

History

Architect: Knight & Kerr




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