Grimwade House - Cnr Balaclava Road Cnr Orrong Road . ST KILDA EAST [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Grimwade House: Cnr Balaclava Road Cnr Orrong Road , ST KILDA EAST

Grimwade House

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Building Profile

Name : Grimwade House
Past Names : Harleston


Address: Cnr Balaclava Road Cnr Orrong Road

Postcode: 3183

Construction Details

Built: 1875
Original use: Residential (Mansion)
Current use: Education

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Victorian Italianate style

Notable features


Harleston, built at Caulfield in 1875, was presented to Melbourne Grammar School in 1917 by the sons of Frederick Sheppard Grimwade, a businessman and parliamentarian, and renamed Grimwade House.

Architect: Thomas Watts

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