Iandra Castle was owned by a Mr George Henry Greene who also pioneered the share-farming system in Australia. Mr Greene brought in trades and materials from overseas and built the village of Greenethorpe for his workers.
The Regent Theatre at Mudgee in central west NSW was built in 1937 is an Art Deco style cinema and theatre that has been closed since 2006. Plans are underway to keep the facade and foyer but to turn the main auditorium and screening area into apartments. Please contact Screen Central on (02) 6331 9246 if you are interested in this location. Credit for the images and information: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-02/mudgees-art-deco-regent-theatre-in-pictures/6988050
Congratulations to Lithgow on receiving the recent grant to allow an upgrade their blast furnace. Lithgow and this Blast Furnace record the beginning of the iron and steel industry in Australia. The furnace was established in 1886 by William Sandford and operated until 1928 when production was moved to Port Kembla. The site has now been converted into a park around the remains of the pump house and the furnace foundations. There is a pleasant walk around Lake Pillans Wetland adjacent to the park (information courtesy http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritageapp/visit/ViewAttractionDetail.aspx?ID=5045094
Everglades is one of Australia’s foremost heritage gardens. This treasure from the 1930s sits in twelve and a half acres of European-style gardens and native Australian bush with breathtaking views over the Jamison Valley in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. The deco styled house is in original condition inside and out. Perfect for your period setting production.
Period council building. Building faces south. Located in Molong.