62 Falconer Street, Fitzroy North

This timber house, constructed for Charlotte Morton in 1900, replaced an earlier brick house, that was possibly destroyed by fire. It is a three gabled composition with the central larger gable recessed and a verandah connects the two pavilion wings. The cast iron frieze work is of a late character. There is intact leadlighting to the windows with hood moulds over. The gable valence boards are plain surmounted by a delicate timber finial. The fence was added at a later date, possibly c. 920. The adjoining timber stable is similar in execution but in poor condition. This building is important in a local context. It is one of the few intact and finely detailed early timber houses in North Fitzroy.” (North Fitzroy Conservation Study 1978, p.93). (Glossary)

Image held by Fitzroy Library Photographer unknown c. 1965

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