PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects were presented in the following format:

General Historical Research

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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2017 December
Site Development of Inverell Hospital

Site Development of Inverell Hospital



 

 

There are serveral distinct phases of building activity observable on the site of Inverell Hospital; starting with the original 1877 hospital, through the 'new' 1935 hospital, to the wings added from the 1960s onward. 

We used architectural plans and related material obtained from the archives of both the NSW Department of Public Works and State Record Authority to map out a relative timeline of the construction of the various hospital and service buildings extant on the site.

Authors: Liz...

2017
Plan of Management for the Alison Homestead Museum, Wyong,

Plan of Management for the Alison Homestead Museum, Wyong,



 

 

This plan of management provides heritage assessment and heritage conservation policies for the Alison Homestead site and management guidelines to govern its future use.

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Dr Noni Boyd, Christine Hay, and Liz Gorman.

 

2017
Monkerai Bridge over Karuah River, Conservation Management Plan

Monkerai Bridge over Karuah River, Conservation Management Plan



 

 

Monkerai Bridge is a timber truss bridge over the Karuah River at Monkerai, New South Wales. It is located on the unsealed Weismantels - Dingadee Road (Main Road No.101), also known as Monkerai Road.  The road was constructed as part of the original formation of that line of road.

Of the old PWD design, the bridge was constructed in 1882, making it the second-oldest surviving timber truss road bridge in New South...

2016 April
History Report: 228 Pennant Hills Road, Carlingford

History Report: 228 Pennant Hills Road, Carlingford



 

This heritage listing was reviewed and historical research was undertaken by historian and heritage consultant, Dr Sue Rosen to identify the history of the site as stage one of a review of the existing heritage assessment

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

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.

2016
The Former St Mary and St Mina Coptic Church, Railway Road, Sydenham Heritage Assessment

The Former St Mary and St Mina Coptic Church, Railway Road, Sydenham Heritage Assessment



 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby

Client: NSW Heritage Branch of the Office of Environment and Heritage

This heritage assessment was commissioned after the placement of an Interim Heritage Order to enable a re-evaluation of the cultural significance of the site, particularly it's social significance, in the aftermath of the decision by Marrickville Council to demolish the Church.

 

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for 37A Bundarra Avenue , Wahroonga

Heritage Impact Statement for 37A Bundarra Avenue , Wahroonga



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Thrum Architects

This heritage impact statement comments on the impact of the subdivision of the study site on the heritage values of the Wahroonga Conservation Area.

2013
Heritage Impact Statement for 1 Wandeen Avenue, Beecroft.

Heritage Impact Statement for 1 Wandeen Avenue, Beecroft.



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Terence Daly, Find Your Builder.Com

The object of this Heritage Impact Statement is to assess the impact on the heritage qualities of No. 1 Wandeen Avenue Beecroft; on heritage items at No. 2 and No. 3 Wandeen Avenue; and on the Beecroft - Cheltenham Conservation Area, of the following works: Repairing and reconstructing the brick and wrought iron fence to the Sutherland Road and Wandeen Avenue...

2013
Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History

Wiradjurie Links to Landscape and Culture - Mid-Murrumbidgee Valley Landscape Oral History



 

 

 

Authors/Creators: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Jessica Tyrell,

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

The Wiradjuri connection to Mid Murrumbidgee Valley National Park precincts in the area stretching 100km from Narrandera to near Darlington Point is the focus of this project. The park lies within traditional lands of the Wiradjuri people and contemporary Aboriginal communities maintain strong links with the park through visitation and are also involved in ongoing conservation works and the management...