Heritage Places

Heritage Place Details

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Address Marble Hill Road MARBLE HILL ASHTON
Locality ASHTON
Accuracy H - high level confidence
Development Plan Adelaide Hills Council
Polygon Type P - parcel (from DCDB)
Details (Known As) 'Marble Hill' - Former Governors' Summer Residence (Ruin)
Registered Name Governor's Former Summer Residence
Significance 'Marble Hill' was completed in 1879 for the then Governor, Sir William Jervois. It is historically significant as the second summer residence of the Governors of South Australia, its size and detailing in the Victorian Gothic Revival style dominating an elevated position at Ashton in the Adelaide Hills. Destroyed in the Black Sunday bushfires of 1955, the ruin has since been partially restored (HSA, 1/2000).
Subject Index Government - Government House; Miscellaneous - Ruin
Class State
Status Code REG - Confirmed as a State Heritage Place in the SA Heritage Register
Status Date 24-JUL-1980
LGA Adelaide Hills
State Heritage ID 10884
Heritage Number 15154
Section 16
As listed in the SA Heritage Register
Plan Parcel & Title Information CT 6238/80 D123064 Q21,22


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