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Mansion Bidura Decomet (MMBW) Narrama [S&M]

By architect Tayler, Lloyd , 1870

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Bidura Decomet (MMBW) Narrama [S&M]
Webster, William [1870- 1876-] Webster, Mrs Sarah [-1885] Petty, Mrs K [1886] Benn, Mrs John [1887- 1888] Clapp, F B [-1890-] Rowan, Dr T [-1893-] Rede, Colonel Robert [-1897-] Brown, Mrs Helen [-1900-]
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Street details

St Kilda
PORT PHILLIP
St Kilda
Chapel St, 41 (nw cnr Chapel St & Alma Rd & through to Redan St. MMBW ref)

Building details

IN
1041
27/6/1997
58 D9

Construction details

Tayler, Lloyd
1870

Source, Ilustrations and Features

Argus, 13 Jan 1870, p 3 - Lloyd Tayler, tenders for dwg hse cnr Chapel & Alma Sts, StK, for William Webster. S&M 1872 (1st entry) Webster, William, cnr Alma & Chapel Sts, St K. Annotation by Raggatt identifies this as Vardy plan No. 2 N W , lot 28. Weekly Times, 25 Nov 1876, p ?. Extensive article [mainly relating to the garden] on Bidura, the property of William Webster at cnr Chapel St & Alma Rd, East St Kilda. The residence, which is built in the Italian style, has a tower with lookout. S&M 1885 Webster, Mrs Sarah, nw cnr Chapel St & Alma Rd , St K. Argus, 14 Feb 1885, p 2. Extensive auction notice for furniture of Mrs Wm Webster at 'Bidura', cnr Alma Rd & Chapel St. S&M 1886 Petty, Mrs K, Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St] S&M 1887, 1888 Benn, Mrs John, Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St] S&M 1890 Clapp, F B, Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St] S&M 1893 Rowan, Dr T [FRCS], Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St] S&M 1897 Rede, Colonel Robert, Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St] Argus, 16 Oct 1897, p 2. Auction notice for Rondebosch qv, Chapel St, in the immediate vicinity of ..Decomet, formerly Colonel Rede. S&M 1900 Browne, Mrs Helen, 'Narrama', Chapel St [nw cnr Alma Rd, only listing bet Alma Rd & Redan St]
City of Port Philip collection - c1872 photo, in Raggatt 'St Kilda', app A, p 48(a). A 2 storey cemented with ver and balc, stilted seg arches to gf, semi-circ to upper openings, tower with mansard roof and widows walk SLV library record no 1102489. John Collins photo, bet 7 April 1962 & 3 Feb 1967 [photo could be checked for actual date]