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17 Casselden Place

Architect: 1877 George Tuxworth

City of Melbourne | C17

Building Description

This sole surviving cottage dates back to the notorious little lon days. The cottage had been constructed with handmade red bricks and a slate roof. It has a colourful history being run as a sly grog shop and a brothel. Today it functions as a gin distillery. The CBD's only distillery; Little Lon Distilling Co.

What's On

Home to a running gin distillery, visitors can taste our handcrafted bespoke gins or enjoy a range of cocktails.

Need to Know

  • Open: Sunday 28 July 11am–4.30pm

  • Tour Type: Open Entry, Self-guided

  • Access: Limited mobility, 18 years and above.

  • Notes: ID required for entry, refreshments available

  • Building Type: Cultural

  • Architecture Era: Victorian (1851-1901)

  • Transport: Tram stop 9: Victoria St on routes 12, 30, 35 and 109

  • Photo Credit: Courtesy of 17 Casselden Place


17 Casselden Place, Melbourne 3000, Melbourne VIC


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