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Residence 'Grove Lodge'


Grove Lodge was constructed circa 1895 for dairy farmer Robert Graham when Ashgrove was a predominantly rural area. The Victorian era villa makes a fine contribution to the streetscape of Ashgrove Avenue and is significant as evidence of Ashgrove's development as a farming district and elite residential suburb during the late nineteenth century.


  • a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history

    as a late nineteenth century villa built when Ashgrove was still a farming community and as a remnant of the dairy industry.

  • d) It is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class or classes of cultural places

    as a fine example of a nineteenth century timber and tin villa.

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    as a Victorian era timber and tin villa that makes a fine contribution to the streetscape of Ashgrove Avenue.

Place details
'The Grove'
At 116 Ashgrove Avenue , ASHGROVE, 4060
Categories: Accommodation - Villa
Industry - Farming
Event(s): Constructed circa 1895
Period(s): Federation (1893-1914)
Style(s): Victorian - Vernacular
Fabric component(s): Walls - Timber
Roof - Corrugated iron
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Grove Lodge

(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)

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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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