H M Prison Pentridge - Champ Street. COBURG [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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H M Prison Pentridge: Champ Street, COBURG

H M Prison Pentridge

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Building Profile

Name : H M Prison Pentridge

Location

Address: Champ Street
City: COBURG

Postcode: 3058


H M Prison Pentridge is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1850 - 1857
Original use: Penitentiary
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Picturesque Gothick style

Notable features

A monumental bluestone prison in castellated tudor and classical styles.

History

Architect: Gustav Joachimi




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