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Corner Shop and original baker's oven

Summary

This interwar corner shop, along with a workshop and residence were built when Sandgate Road, Albion was becoming a popular commercial area. It is an excellent example of a type of development that was popular when residential and commercial functions commonly co-existed and remains as one of few corner shops with an original oven on the site.

Significance

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

    as a manufacturing, retail and residential development that was built in the 1930s when Sandgate Road, Albion was changing from a residential to a commercial area.

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

    as a corner shop with an extant original baker’s oven on site.

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

    as a 1930s corner pastry-maker’s shop with associated oven.

Place details
At 366 Sandgate Road , ALBION, 4010
Categories: Retailing - Shop/s
Event(s): Constructed circa 1935
Period(s): Interwar (1919-1939)
Style(s): Interwar - Art Deco
People involved: Architect - John Reginald Cyril Blanche
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Corner Shop and original baker's oven


(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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