This uniquely designed house was constructed circa 1890 for Andrew Ferguson during Albion’s development as a residential suburb. Named ‘Argyle’, the house was divided into flats in the 1960s but restored in the 1980s and continues to make a fine contribution to the streetscape.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
as a late nineteenth century house built during Albion’s earliest residential development.
e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance
as a late nineteenth century house that makes a strong contribution to the streetscape due to its prominent location and unique architectural style.
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