Bowral Office

Over 31 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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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....


Historic Context Report for "Nurrewin" Macquarie Pass National Park Conservation Plan for Jackson ! Teece, Chesterman & Willis

Authors: Sue Rosen with Brendan O'Keefe

Client: Jackson Teece, Chesterman & Willis for NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Located on the escarpment between the Illawarra area and the Southern Highlands the site of 'Nurrewin', remained relatively isolated well into the twentieth century. The homestead was originally constructed in 1904, although the site was originally selected in 1865 and clearing commenced at that time.