PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Archaeological

Over 28 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2016
Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt

Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt



 

 

Authors: Ms Karyn McLeod and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Saurez Drafting and Design

This report assesses the likley impact of development of the site disturbing relics associated with the nearby railway.

2016
Heritage Impact Statement for 9 Charles Street Granville

Heritage Impact Statement for 9 Charles Street Granville



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby

Client: Studio Urbo

This heritage impact statement comments on alterations and additions at 9 Charles Street, a listed heritage item on the Parramatta LEP, part of a coherent group of three weatherboard heritage listed houses in Granville.

2015
Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park

Statement of Due Diligence 25 Rynan Avenue Edmondson Park



 

Authors: Dr Steve Brown and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: P.S Graham & Associates

This report assesses the liklihood of evidence of Aboriginal occupation being found on this site proposed for sub-division.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for the Rose & Crown Hotel, 11 Victoria Road Parramatta

Heritage Impact Statement for the Rose & Crown Hotel, 11 Victoria Road Parramatta



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Marlow Hotel Management

This heritage impact statement comments on the impact of mionor alterations and additions to the Rose & Crown Hotel a listed heritage item on the Parramatta LEP.

2013
Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania

Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Bankstown City Council

A Heritage Assessment of an original general and produce store  store with attached residence dating from c.1900 and the area's rural past.

2011
Review of evidence related to Eucalyptus Distilling at 'Girraween' Hill Top for Wingecarribee Shire Council.

Review of evidence related to Eucalyptus Distilling at 'Girraween' Hill Top for Wingecarribee Shire Council.



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Wingecarribee Shire Council

An Interim Heritage Order was placed on Girraween at the instigation of Wingecarribee Shire Council in May 2010. This historical report was commissioned by Council to inform the heritage assessment of the property  including a review of existing historical data provided to Council. 'Giirraween' was an important eucalyptus distilling site in the early 20th century and its oils won international competitions.

 

Girraween was developed for the production of eucalyptus...

2010-2011
Historic Context Report for 'Retford Park' Bowral Landscape Conservation Management Plan.

Historic Context Report for 'Retford Park' Bowral Landscape Conservation Management Plan.



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: James Fairfax, OAM

Retford Park from the period when it was part of the Broomfield estate has been associated with grazing, but it was not until the establishment of Retford Park by Samuel Hordern in the 1880s and its development as a premier stud property by him, his son and grandson, (both also named Samuel) that the NSW historic theme of pastoralism emerged with such strength and importance....

2010
Historic Report: Puddledock Historic House.

Historic Report: Puddledock Historic House.



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Penrith Lakes Development Corporation

This history report provides basic primary source information concerning the tenure and developmental history of the site of Puddleduck, located on Portion 44, Parish of Castlereagh, County of Cumberland. This report consists of a basic chronology supplemented with copies of original documents. 

2009
Port Kembla Copper Smelter Complex Heritage Assessment.

Port Kembla Copper Smelter Complex Heritage Assessment.



 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr David Sheedy

Client: Port Kembla Copper Pty Ltd

This report advises on the heritage significance of the PKC site in relation to the proposal to demolish the copper smelter and all associated structures not of heritage value. The demolition was part of a plan to prepare the site for redevelopment.

2009
Wombo Sawmill Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.

Wombo Sawmill Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

This study was commissioned in February 2009 by the Baradine Office of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), which is part of the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC). The Baradine office of NPWS manages a number of reserves associated with the Pilliga Forest. The site of Wombo Saw Mill is located in the Pilliga...