Friday, October 31, 2014

Morpeth House restoration true to its historic past

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A historic Hunter house has been renovated and turned into a leisure facility for retirement village residents.
Closebourne Village residents will use Morpeth House as a community centre after retirement village operator Lend Lease restored the heritage building.
A statement from Lend Lease said that the ­company tried to restore as much of the original 150-year-old building as possible.
But where replacement of building parts was the only option, materials and methods from 150 years ago were used to maintain the ­heritage look and feel of the house.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Oct. 23, 2014.