Colbinabbin Homestead, Campaspe Shire, is an Italianate style single storey solid brick and stucco house designed by Bendigo based architect, Robert Alexander Love, and built for John Winter-Irving in 1867. The Winter-Irving family owned large pastoral interests throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland which were established with the proceeds of gold discovered on their land near Ballarat.

Colbinabbin Homestead, Campaspe Shire, is an Italianate style single storey solid brick and stucco house designed by Bendigo based architect, Robert Alexander Love, and built for John Winter-Irving in 1867. The Winter-Irving family owned large pastoral interests throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland which were established with the proceeds of gold discovered on their land near Ballarat.

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Wide verandah to provide shelter from the long hot summer days.The verandah was an integral part of every Australian House.

Wide verandah to provide shelter from the long hot summer days.The verandah was an integral part of every Australian House.

Qld 4101 A typical old Queenslander home...built of wood, on stilts to catch the breeze, surrounded by verandahs.

Qld 4101 A typical old Queenslander home...built of wood, on stilts to catch the breeze, surrounded by verandahs.

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