Culture and heritage

Heritage

Old Government Cottage at Bathurst

"Bathurst contains a number of residential buildings from the late Government period of 1835 to 1850, but most of these represent a different class of building, being the homes the wealthy and landed settlers. ... This then makes [Old Government Cottage] a rare building in terms of style, period and purpose. Old photos of central Bathurst show this cottage is aesthetically typical of the earliest period in its use of materials: brick walls and simple gable ended roof originally and now once again clad in timber shingles, of simple styling with multi paned double hung windows and paneled doors."

Old Government Cottage Conservation Management Plan, May 2002, prepared by Barbara Hickson, page 57

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