My Projects

1998 to 2000

Assisted heritage architect Christo Aitken in conservation management plans for three significant buildings at Hill End, NSW, on behalf of the National Parks and Wildlife Services:

  • Craigmoor
  • Holtermann's Corner and related shops
  • Denman's Cottage

2000

  • Compiled an historical and architectural study of the old Linden homestead at Eurunderee via Mudgee, NSW, owned from the 1890s until the late 1990s by the Roth family, pioneer vignerons

2000 - 2001

Assisted with the compilation of the former Rylstone Shire Community Heritage Study, specializing in the histories and architecture of several of the Shire’s prominent pastoral properties:

  • Dabee, Rylstone
  • Fernside, Rylstone
  • Rawdon, Rylstone
  • Olinda at Rylstone
  • Monivae at Lue

2001

  • Assisted heritage architect Barbara Hickson in compiling an archival study of the former Wesleyan Methodist/Uniting church manse at 89 Mortimer Street, Mudgee, NSW, prior to its demolition

2002

  • Compiled an extensive archival record of the former Broughton private hospital in Short Street, Mudgee, NSW, prior to its demolition

2003

  • Assisted heritage architect Pamela Hubert in a conservation management plan for the historic homestead and outbuildings on Dabee at Rylstone, NSW
  • Assisted John Greenwood & Associates, Architects of Balmain, in a heritage impact statement for the proposed conversion of the former coach house and stables of Bleak House at 1 & 5 Lawson Street, Mudgee, NSW, from two flats to a single dwelling
  • Compiled an historical study of the former Post Office Hotel complex on the corner of Market and Perry Streets, Mudgee, NSW, prior to major renovation works

2004

  • Compiled a conservation management plan for the historic homestead and outbuildings on Binnawee at Mudgee, NSW

2005

  • Compiled an historical and architectural study of 361 Rankin Street, Bathurst, NSW
  • Compiled a conservation management plan for the historic homestead and outbuildings on Yamble at Goolma, near Gulgong, NSW
  • Assisted heritage architect Barbara Hickson in a conservation management plan for the historic court house at Hargraves, near Mudgee, NSW
  • Compiled a brief historical and architectural study of 70-72 Mortimer Street, Mudgee, NSW, as part of a grant application for a verandah restoration project
  • Compiled a brief historical and architectural study of Edinburgh, 85 Douro Street, Mudgee, NSW

2006

  • Assisted heritage architect Christo Aitken in a conservation management plan for the Royal Hotel and adjoining butcher shop in Cassilis, NSW
  • Compiled an historical study of the former Alhambra picture theatre site in Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, prior to adaptive re-use
  • Compiled an historical study of the former Imperial Hotel site, latterly Beaurepaire’s Tyre Service, in Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, prior to adaptive re-use as premises for The Property Shop

2007

  • Compiled an historical and architectural study of the White Monkey Restaurant, 22 Church Street, Mudgee, formerly Lester’s, Mercer’s and Gawthorne’s Pharmacy, and now Sajo’s restaurant
  • Compiled an historical study of the former Mudgee Mechanics Institute, on the south-westren corner of Perry and Gladstone Streets, Mudgee

2008

  • Compiled an historical study of the Tannery Cottage at 48 Lawson Street, Mudgee
  • Compiled an historical and architectural study of Heaton Lodge, Mudgee
  • Assisted heritage architect Christo Aitken in a conservation management plan of Wolaroi House at Orange, NSW, now part of Kinross-Wolaroi school, as part of a verandah restoration project

2009

  • Assisted heritage architect Barbara Hickson in a conservation management plan for the former Mudgee Town Hall, now the Mid-Western Regional library and theatre
  • Assisted heritage architect Jennifer McMonnies in a conservation management plan for the Mudgee Showground
  • Assisted heritage architect Barbara Hickson in a conservation management plan for the Bridge View Inn at Rylstone, the property of the Rylstone and District Historical Society Inc

2010

  • Assisted heritage architect Barbara Hickson in an historical record of the former Bowling Club pavilion in Robertson Park, Mudgee

2011

  • Publication of book Historic Houses of Mudgee

2012

  • Launch of book Historic Houses of Mudgee

2013

  • Editing of a church recording project of St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Mudgee, on behalf of ADFAS Mudgee Inc
  • Compilation of a study on the former Mechanics Institute building in Mudgee as part of the Mechanics Institutes/Schools of Arts project for ADFAS in the Community. This project is now uploaded to the ADFAS website: www.adfas.org.au and is accessible to the community

2014

  • January: Compilation of an historical study of "Folliard" at Cullenbone, adjacent to McDonald's Creek between Mudgee and Gulgong. The buildings on site survive from the rebuilding of the Cullenbone Hotel and store after destruction by fire in 1912. The site, however, goes back to the early days of European occupation of the district (1830s)

2015

  • September: Completion of a study on the former Mechanics Institute Hall at Mendooran, New South Wales, now a much-used community venu

2016

  • April: Completion of an historical and architectural study of St Edmund's Roman Catholic Church, Bodalla, NSW