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Mansion Farncombe

By architect Smith, Sydney William , 1869-71

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Specifications

Farncombe
Smith, Sydney William Smith, Mrs Sarah A

Street details

St Kilda
PORT PHILLIP
St Kilda
Princes St, 2 [east cnr Pattison St. MMBW ref]

Building details

1032
27/6/1997
58 B8

Construction details

Smith, Sydney William
1869-71

Sources and Ilustrations

Argus, 8 July1869, p 2 - SWS tenders for res in Princes St, StK H E Watters & B T Stafford, 'Sydney W. Smith C.E., Architect, Engineer and Surveyor' [BArch, History of Architecture IV Research Essay, Melbourne University 1965 (fiche 84)], p 20 - 'Farncombe�' 2 Princes St, St Kilda, Smith�s own family home, under construction 1870, inhabited 1871, rated 1872 NAV �100 (p 22 note 17 indicates that the 1872 assessment was made in 1871). Now [1965] standing, 2 st brick, cement render front & sides, 2 st front ver, single st rear service wing. S&M 1870 'new buildings' Dalgety St (east side, immediately to the north of W H Cropper) S&M 1871 Smith, Sydney W, architect & surveyor, Dalgety St (east side, immediately to the north of W H Cropper) Raggatt, 'St Kilda' annotated 1873 Vardy plan shows this house as S W Smith, architect. S&M 1897 Smith, Mrs Sarah A, 2 Princes St.
H E Watters & B T Stafford, 'Sydney W. Smith C.E., Architect, Engineer and Surveyor' [BArch, History of Architecture IV Research Essay, Melbourne University 1965 (fiche 84)], illustrations illegible on fiche; p 40 - unsourced map of this and adj houses, appears to be east cnr Pattison St