Friday, February 15, 2013

Convict barracks find new lease of life

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A building once used to house convicts and their families at historic Tocal Homestead will be reincarnated into self-contained accommodation for visitors and wedding guests.
Built in the late 1830s as housing for convict workers on the property, the Tocal Barracks fell into a state of disrepair ­during the 1920s.
But now the building is about to be granted a new lease on life.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 8, 2013.