From the Maitland Mercury report:
The iconic Stroud House has been added to the State Heritage Register.
The news comes after its latest caretakers, Dr Jonathan King and his wife Jane, campaigned to have the building listed on the register to ensure it is preserved indefinitely.
Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen made the announcement this week.
The National Trust and NSW Office of Environment and Heritage staff who assessed the house were impressed with its "remarkable character" and supported the application.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 28, 2016.