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Mansion The Bungalow Crathie Crathre Crathre House

By architect Reed & Barnes , 1874



The Bungalow Crathie Crathre Crathre House
Brown, Mrs Mary E [1873 -] Brown, Gavan [1873 - 1875-] American Institute for Alcoholism White, Mrs McHardy Boucher, Miss G V & Miss Mary Sutherland Black, Peter J & Sylvia [1980-2003]

Street details

Melbourne (EMelb)
East Melbourne
Powlett St, 121 [also 118 Gipps St, nw cnr Gipps St]

Building details

2G E3

Construction details

Reed & Barnes
Edgar, R T

Source, Ilustrations and Features

Argus, 29 Nov 1873, p 10 - Reed & Barnes call tenders for villa res in Powlett St, EM. MCC (Burchett Index) nol 5728, 13 Jan 1874, address nw cnr Gipps & Powlett Sts, E Melb, builder Andrew Paton, no architect named, owner Mrs Mary E Brown, 2 st house. Argus, 7 Aug 1875, p 3 - R & B tenders for bluestone walls, kerbs, steps &c, iron railings and gates, Powlett St, EM Burchett, East Melb, p 132. Details of own/occs, but says built 1872 for Gavan Brown. S&M 1885 Brown, Gavin G, 'The Bungalow', Gipps St, East Melb Peter Black advises, 19 Aug 2003, that it was originally 'Crathie', and that 'Crathre' began as a painter's error. Age, 1 Oct 2003, p 11; sale adv, 1017 sq m site. R T Edgar 2003 sale brochure (with 'sold' sticker).
SLV 1050800. "The Bungalow', cnr Gipps & Powlett Sts, East Melbourne, c1906 photo. SLV1076200 'Crathre', 118 Gipps St, 1976 photo. SLV1076209. 'Crathre', original entrance 113 Powlett St, now 118 Gipps St, 1981 photo. Age, 1 Oct 2003, p 11, sketch aerial view. R T Edgar 2003 sale brochure, ext & int views.