A lovely well preserved #melbourneterrace, with original #tuckpointed #polychromebrick, all reasonably typical, except the #castironlace balustrade panels, very heavy floral, complete with fruit (?), but with curving sides, leaving some space, rather than more straight side, or joining up to create a continuous pattern. The same iron is also on another house around the corner, … Continue reading Some florid cast iron, South Melbourne
Just got a 1983 book on Australian 😁#castironlace (from Sydney so I’d never heard of it) so of course I’m checking it out, there’s this one short street in south melb, ward st, near the market, lined with two storey terraces, not all the same design, but about half have the same cast iron, a … Continue reading Six houses, same cast iron, Ward St, South Melbourne.
#FalconerTerrace, Napier Street,#Fitzroy, 1866, one of the most impressive terraces in Melbs, not because it’s huge or elaborate but because it’s relative simple, but unusual, with a plain upper storey, and a ground level that’s an even arcade with no demarcation between the houses (it’s two arches per house), on solid #bluestone piers. Nice. (But … Continue reading Falconer Terrace, Fitzroy 1866.