37 Rowe Street, Fitzroy North

This house was constructed in 1881 for Elizabeth Hurst and occupied by Robert Chamberlain, a gentleman. It is a finely detailed polychrome brick house with an asymmetrical projecting polygonal bay. The verandah has an ogee profile roof and is decorated by a delicate cast iron frieze. The cast iron fence, with elaborate gate posts, is intact.” In 1881, the house was a brick house of 6 rooms and stable. (North Fitzroy Conservation Study 1978) (Glossary)

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