Property Network Interview: The Grange
An interview with Margaret, curator of The Grange which was Captain Charles Sturt's residence in South Australia from 1840 to 1853. The building houses many of Sturt's original documents and possessions in a collection of national significance.
Restoration Australia: An HHA Property Network Member
Milton Terrace forms an important part of the architectural and social story of Sydney and, to coincide with the appearance of one of the Milton Terrace residences on Restoration Australia on Sunday 11 October, we would like to share some of the history of Milton Terrace with you.
On Collectors and Collections
Our volunteer Isabella has been producing some fascinating examinations of material culture. Here you can download her piece around the philosophy of a collection and what inspires people to collect.
Open House: Morton House
Morton House, on the edge of the Blue Mountains National Park is a home specifically designed to harmoniously blend with its native bushland setting. In February 2020 the HHA held an Open House event here in partnership with Modern House.
The Industrious Settler: A History
1.5 km north of St Albans on the western side of Wollombi Rd on a small hillock above floodplain paddocks is an imposing two storey Georgian sandstone homestead. This is the former inn, 'The Industrious Settler', perched picturesquely on a high rock outcrop.
Heritage for the Future at Douglas Vale
The most recently completed project at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard in Port Macquarie, NSW, is the Research & Archives storage facility. Read more about the aretfacts held here.
Rothwell Lodge Verandah
Rothwell Lodge was built around 1847 and features some important Victorian Regency details. One such feature is the verandah posts with fretwork infills, unique for Glebe and now rare for Sydney.
The traditional Georgian cantilevered staircase in the entrance hall at Terragong always elicits a 'wow' from visitors to the house and has featured in many a wedding photograph over the decades.
Unlocking the Past: Terragong
Five (of a total of six) internal doors off the central hallway at Terragong feature wonderful door furniture that was no longer in full working order. Read the story of the restoration.