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Saumarez Homestead

Location: 230 Saumarez Road, Armidale, NSW 2350

Constructed: 1888-1906

Saumarez Homestead is an extensive pastoral property first established in the 1830s and containing a broad range of rural buildings from humble timber structures to an opulent Victorian House. Long owned by a branch of the prominent White family (associated with Nobel winning writer Patrick White), you can take a guided tour through the mansion complete with original furnishings. Stroll through Mary White's charming garden, the picking garden and the expansive lawns. Explore the farm area and its interpretative display, the stables, poultry yard, slaughter house and other old timber buildings. Saumarez Homestead is also available for conferences and functions and can cater for all types of events. Education programs and kits are available for school groups. Tours run daily.

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Name of item: Saumarez Homestead
Other name/s: Saumarez Homestead; Homestead 'Saumarez', Including Outbuildings, Gardens, Grounds and Driveway
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Farming and Grazing
Category: Farm
Location: 230 Saumarez Road, Armidale, NSW 2350
Local Govt: Armidale Dumaresq
Designer: J.W. Pender (house)
Builder: H. E. Elliott (house); Mrs White; Mary White (garden)
Constructed: 1888-1906
Current use: House museum
Former use: Aboriginal land, farm and residence