Rowsley, Victoria

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Rowsley
Victoria
Rowsley Public Hall.JPG
Public hall
Rowsley is located in Shire of Moorabool
Rowsley
Rowsley
Coordinates 37°43′S 144°22′E / 37.717°S 144.367°E / -37.717; 144.367Coordinates: 37°43′S 144°22′E / 37.717°S 144.367°E / -37.717; 144.367
Postcode(s) 3340
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Moorabool
State electorate(s) Melton
Federal Division(s) Ballarat
Localities around Rowsley:
Ingliston Maddingley Maddingley
Glenmore Rowsley Parwan
Balliang Balliang Parwan

Rowsley is a rural locality in Victoria, Australia. The locality is approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of Melbourne in the Shire of Moorabool local government area.

The post office there opened on 12 May 1890, closed on 30 April 1962, reopened on the 1 January 1946 and was closed in 1950.[1]

Greystones Homestead, a historic homestead located at 565 Glenmore Road, Rowsley, is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. Dating from 1875-1876, the property was purchased by prominent businessman William Charles Angliss in 1934 and was still held by his descendants in 2003.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  2. ^ "Greystones Homestead (H0265)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

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