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Pembridge Terrace: 49-55 Stevenson Place. Newcastle, New South Wales

Central Newcastle has some distinctive gems of terrace housing and this one, built in 1900, and situated on the corner of Stevenson Place and Telford Street with views over the foreshore park and the Hunter River is definitely one of them. The eclectic Anglo-Dutch, Queen-Anne and Mannerist styled red brick terrace likely named for the village in Herefordshire England, has a number of quite quirky features including the way it addresses its corner site, art-noveau styled signwriting and mannerist elements.

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Rockdale: 96 Punt Road, Windsor. Melbourne, Victoria (demolished 2015)

Rockdale is an attractive freestanding double storey former middle class home in the Italianate terrace style.  Like many of the grand homes along this stretch of Punt Road close to St Kilda Junction it is set back from the street.  Despite its obvious grandeur, Rockdale is unfortunately not afforded any heritage protection under the City of Stonnington planning scheme.

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Hortonbridge Terrace: 61-69 Victoria Street, Potts Point. Sydney, New South Wales

This grand triple storey row of five houses erected in 1890 situated near Potts Point’s famous McElhone stairs is currently known as Waratah Apartments with a serviced apartments complex integrated behind the facades.

The state heritage listed terrace is notable for its rich classical styled embellishment.   Victorian row houses such as this heralded Pott’s Point’s status as the ‘Regent’s Park of Sydney’.

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Hillside: 155-159 Hoddle Street, Richmond. Melbourne, Victoria

Hillside is a terrace I’ve been fascinated with for many years.  Occupying a commanding position setback high atop Richmond Hill on busy Hoddle Street, this tall double storey row of three Italianate terrace houses has been without its double storey verandah for so long I wonder if anyone remembers what the original looked like.  Nevertheless, its architecture reveals many interesting and typically Melbourne features.

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  • ANNETTE: My family lived in 102 Victoria St for many years. I was born into this home and it housed my family of 7....
  • admin: Many thanks for pointing out the error Ian ! Should be fixed now.
  • Gutter Cleaning: I actually cleaned the gutters on that old building once. Shame to see such an beautiful building...
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