Ravensworth – Assorted Photographs and Plan (1833)

Assorted photographs and plan of the Ravensworth homestead, including surrounding landscape and homestead buildings.

Plan of Old and New Road from Muswell Brook to Hunter’s River, by Surveyor R. Dixon, 1833. Ref: NSW AO 5094. (Courtesy of State Archives and Records NSW) – Click image for high resolution (33MB file)

 

Sydney Mail photo 3
This and the following photos are drawn from a Sydney Mail article, dated 15 February 1902.  This was a feature article that profiled the Ravensworth homestead, entitled ‘An Historic Hunter Property’. The original photographic caption reads: ‘Ravensworth Homestead, said to be the Oldest House on the Hunter. The Walls are of solid masonry, 3ft. thick. with apertures for rifle fire’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 1
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘The Homestead Dam’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 2
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘Ravensworth Railway Station’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 4
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘Looking Towards Muswellbrook’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 5
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘The Sandy Creek Valley, St. Helliers.’

 

Sydney Mail photo 6
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘A Natural Dam on Bowman’s Creek’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 7
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘Looking Towards Singleton, from Hill near Homestead’.

 

Sydney Mail photo 8
‘An Historic Hunter Property’ 15 February 1902. ‘Appletree Flat, St. Helliers.’

 

Ravensworth 1
Ravensworth homestead, main house, circa 1890s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

 

Ravensworth 2
Ravensworth verandah, Hill family, circa 1890s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

 

Ravensworth 3
Ravensworth, circa 1890s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

 

Ravensworth 4
Ravensworth, circa 1890s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

 

Ravensworth 5
Front entrance to Ravensworth main house, circa 1890s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

 

Ravensworth 6
Ravensworth, circa 1930s. Courtesy of Tim Duddy and the Marshall family.

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