Arranmore, 233-243 Brighton Rd

View of west elevation ca 1890 View of west elevation ca 1890 Charles Nettleton 1826-1902 photographer, State Library of Victoria, image H93.64/12

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Other Names: none
Date Built: ca. 1876 ?
Architect: Thomas Watts ?
Builder: unknown
Cost: unknown
Owners: Andrew Rowan (1876-1910)
Other Occupants: Stanley V. Kirwood (-1928-)

mmbw1404cMMBW detail plan 1404, dated December 1904, SLV Maps [Brighton Road runs along top margin, Burns Street on left side]

  Source Description or [note]
1. Argus 1876.04.01 p.1


On the 31st ult., at St Kilda, the wife of Andrew Rowan, a son.

2. Argus 1877.06.21 p.3


Tenders wanted for erecting a brick stable building at Elsternwick for A. Rowan. Thomas Watts architect.

3. Argus 1901.08.03 p.10

To Let

Arranmore Brighton Road, South St Kilda, within severn minutes of Elsternwick. To let, furnished, this commodious family mansion, containing … The land contains 9 acres, and is laid out …

  Argus 1910.09.26 p.1


On the 22nd September, in Scotland, Andrew Rowan, of Melbourne. (by cable.)

  Argus 1911.10.141 p.4

Sale by Auction 

Preliminary announcement, the whole of the handsome and costly furniture and household effects pertaining to Arranmore.

  Argus 1917.08.11 p.2

Sale by Auction

Saturday, November 17. Arranmore containing about 25 rooms, the residence for many years of the late Andrew Rowan.

  Argus 1928.07.05 p.1


On the 26th June, at Arranmore, Burns Street, St Kilda, to the wife of Stanley V. Kirwood – a daughter.

The St Kilda Historical Society respectfully acknowledges:

Yalukut Weelam clan

The traditional lands of the Yalukut Weelam clan and the continuing relationship of the Boon Worrung people to our local area

City of Port Phillip

The continuing support of the City of Port Phillip


The contribution made by past and present volunteers

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