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The simple restrained treatment of this row of two double storey terrace Hawthorn houses matches the mood of the sky in this photograph. The design suggests the Regency style, probably in the 1850 and 1860s which is quite old for Melbourne and more of the style which predominates the inner working class suburbs of Sydney. It is situated near a tramway, the original cable trams were not built until 1886, so it may have been built before the trams arrived. Hill Street has many early Victorian villas a mix of modest and elaborate.