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Description

Barwon Grange, a brick house, is noted for its unusual timber verandah, fenestration and joinery, and smoking room. Its architect is unknown. It is the only surviving house of the many which were built along the Barwon River during the 1850s-1860s for the nouveau riche of Geelong.

Early Victorian brick villa built along the...

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Barwon Grange, a brick house, is noted for its unusual timber verandah, fenestration and joinery, and smoking room. Its architect is unknown. It is the only surviving house of the many which were built along the Barwon River during the 1850s-1860s for the nouveau riche of Geelong.

Early Victorian brick villa built along the Barwon River in the 1850s for Johnathon Porter O'Brien, a wealthy merchant and banker, and his wife, Ann.

Jonathan and Ann filled their new home with mahogany furniture, damask curtains, Bohemian glass, Dresden china, a piano, two music boxes, card-tables, paints, chess and backgammon boards. The extensive library comprised a Cyclopaedia of Medicine and Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

There was also a cellar stocked with wine and spirits, a conservatory filled with plants, sculptures, a collection of coral, and two canaries in brass cages.

Overlooking the Barwon River in Newtown, the picturesque grounds of Barwon Grange offer a charming setting for wedding ceremonies, receptions and functions. Shaded by lush trees, the grounds of this historic property boast a number ceremony locations including the Moreton Bay Fig tree, the spacious veranda and the stunning central fountain.

Facilities

Air Conditioning .glyphicons-heat
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Restaurant On Site .glyphicons-dining-set

Event Rooms

Fountain Lawn

Min 10 people, Max 200 people

Rear Lawn

Min 100 people, Max 150 people

The Courtyard

Min 40 people, Max 80 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Fountain Lawn
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-
-
-
-
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200
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Rear Lawn
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-
-
-
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100
150
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The Courtyard
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-
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-
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40
80
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Fountain Lawn
-
-
-
-
-
-
200
-
Rear Lawn
-
-
-
-
-
100
150
-
The Courtyard
-
-
-
-
-
40
80
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