Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Couple’s homage to classic style in Morpeth

From the Maitland Mercury report:
An 1860s Victorian-style house in Morpeth has been ­resurrected with the hard work and dedication of a local ­couple.
Trevor and Wendy Nye bought a vacant block of land in High Street, Morpeth but council regulations required them to design their new house with consideration to the ­former house’s heritage.
The outcome has been spectacular, with the ghost of the house that formerly stood on the site brought back to life in the form of the  new Settlers Rest Cottage.
“The new house had to be designed to match the old 1860s house that had been demolished years previously,” Mr Nye said.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 30, 2013.