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United Kingdom Hotel

1887 United Kingdom Hotel

ID: 9410
Copyright: Image held by Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Org ID: CL PIC 541

Description: Shows the first United Kingdom Hotel at the intersction of Queen's Parade and Heidelberg Road, built in 1880 or earlier and reputed to have been used as a staging-house for coaches. (The building now on this site which has been converted into a MacDonald's was built in the 1930s). It is a substantial cement-rendered two storey building with a slate roof and an elaborate arched verandah. Venetian blinds and lace curtains hang at the windows. Behind the hotel can be seen E. J. Williams livery stables and there is a horse trough in front of the entrance. To the right some of the houses in Heidelberg Road are just visible. Content of image: United Kingdom Hotel ; Heidelberg Road ; Queen's Parade ; Williams, E. J. Source of image: Royal Historical Society of Victoria A 242 Ht Address: Queen's Parade hotels - united kingdom hotel
Subject: hotels

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