Italianate Sites

Crown and Sceptre Hotel

Crown and Sceptre Hotel
This building, in which the Crown and Sceptre nestle so effectively in the small pediment, was designed in 1877 by William Mc Minn for William Hubble.  The façade to the street has lost something with the erection of a canopy over the pavement. The Crown and Sceptre Hotel is architecturally significant as an ... Continue Reading »

Adelaide Arcade

Adelaide Arcade
Adelaide Arcade is a well preserved example of a Victorian shopping arcade. The Arcade runs between Rundle Mall (formerly Street) and Grenfell Street. It is lined with small speciality shops on the ground floor and small businesses on the upper level. The façades are each surmounted by an octagonal dome bearing a ... Continue Reading »

Kentish Arms Hotel

Kentish Arms Hotel
The hotel was established in 1848 by John Collard Cocker, a cricketer of note.  In September 1848, prior to securing his licences, he invited all lovers of cricket to rally around him with the object of forming a club.  He had brought out from England the necessary cricket materials and the level ... Continue Reading »