St Luke’s Anglican Church

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St Lukes Church

In 1855 the first railway line in NSW, from Sydney to Parramatta, was opened - with stations at Ashfield and Burwood. The population and prosperity coming to the Concord/Burwood district…

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Meadowbank-Rhodes Railway Bridge

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Meadowbank-Rhodes Railway Bridge

This bridge opened in 1886 when the Sydney and NSW rail systems were undergoing a period of rapid expansion. John Whitton was a the designer of this bridge, was a…

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Putney Punt (or Mortlake Ferry)

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Putney Punt (or Mortlake Ferry)
Putney Punt (or Mortlake Ferry)

This diesel powered punt, running between Mortlake and Putney, is the sole remaining example of this relatively unusual means of river crossing in the Sydney Metropolitan area and, although comparatively recent…

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Lansdown House

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Lansdown House
Bath Arms Hotel

Emanuel Neich, who was born in Genoa, came to Australia by mistake. He went to sea at an early age and was in Mauritius when he signed on the ‘Lord…

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Concord Memorial Hall

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Concord Memorial Hall

Work began on the first stage of the hall in 1930 The possibility of raising funds to build a hall was first mooted in 1927 when two members of the…

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Ardill House

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Ardill House
Ardill House

Originally called “Clermont House”, it was constructed in 1861 on a 9 hectare grant to Henry Bray (third Mayor of Concord [1890-1891] and younger brother of Alfred Bray, first Mayor…

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