Hotel:Fox Hotel

Hotel ID No83

Hotel Address:

351 Wellington Street, corner Alexandra Parade (formerly Reilly Street)
Collingwood 3066
Australia
Map It

Suburb:

Collingwood

Most Recent Name:

Fox Hotel (2007 to present)

Previous Name(s):

Fox's Hotel (1871-1882), Tower Hotel (1882 - c.1992), Office Inn (199?-2007)

When Built/Licenced:

1871

When Delicensed:

N/A

Status of Building:

Existing hotel

Rebuilt/Altered:

Enlarged at some time after the 1890s photo was taken; renovated in the interwar period

Heritage Victoria Register:

N/A

National Trust Register:

N/A

Collingwood Conservation Study 1989 & 1995:

N/A

City of Yarra Heritage Review 1998:

N/A

City of Yarra Review of Heritage Overlay Areas, 2007 & Heritage Database:

Contributory to HO 321

Maps:

Kearney 1855: N/A ; Hodgkinson 1858: N/A ; MMBW: Detail Plan 1214, 1900

Comments:

In 1882 its name was changed to the Tower Hotel, a reference to the nearby Shot Tower, which was built in 1882. (See Shot tower)

The current owner has gone back to the hotel's origins for a choice of name.