Manse, 25 Esplanade

View of rear gables with gothic barge boards, May 2017 View of rear gables with gothic barge boards, May 2017 Photograph by Peter Johnson

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Other Names: Yamba (1888-1920), Sur la Mer
Date Built: 1869
Architect: Smith & Watts [Alfred Louis Smith(ca.1831-1907) and Thomas Watts(1827-1915)]
Builder: unknown
Cost: unknown
Owners: St Kilda Presbyterian Church

Vardy map 8WWThe Manse [Property no.7], 1873, John Vardy plan 8WW, City of Port Phillip Collection


  Source   Description or [note]
  Argus 1869.05.17 p.3   


Tenders invited until noon Tuesday, May 25, for the erection of a Presbyterian Manse, Esplanade, St Kilda. Smith and Watts, architects

  Argus 1884.01.17 p.2  

Sales by Auction

Thursday February 7, at twelve o'clock. Seven Grand building sites facing the Esplanade and Acland Street. By order and under instructions from the Trustees of the St Kilda Presbyterian Church.

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Yalukut Weelam clan

The traditional lands of the Yalukut Weelam clan and the continuing relationship of the Boon Worrung people to our local area

City of Port Phillip

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