"Lunan, at Drumcondra, Geelong was built in 1849-1850 for pioneer Victorian merchant, James Ford Strachan. This substantial suburban villa was designed in the Colonial Georgian syle by Charles Laing, one of Port Phillip Districts leading architects." -- from Statement of Significance. This conservation analysis has been prepared in response to a commission from the City of Geelong West and the current owners, Paul and Deirdre Van Prooyen ... The majority of the research, site investigations and documentation of the fabric has been undertaken by David Waldren ..." -- Introduction.