Monday, 5 August 2013

Millers Point, Richmond Villa

This heritage listed house is located on top of a rock shelf above the level of Kent Street, in the inner city suburb of Millers Point. Richmond Villa was built in 1851 and designed by Mortimer Lewis in the Gothic Revival architectural style. It is constructed from sandstone that was quarried in this vicinity.

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  1. I wonder if we crossed paths the day you took this? This is the area we work in everyday, and I never tire of looking at this wonderful building.

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    1. It's quite possible. I'll keep an eye out for you next time. ;)

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  2. So love the roof feature above each second floor window. The use of white adds a stunning magic touch to this lovely building.

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  3. A very unique row of dwellings Jim.

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  4. That's a very substantial house. Barring an earthquake, it should stand for many generations.

    Blue, Ruby, Yellow Window

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  5. So pretty especially with that gorgeous blue sky.

    Have a good Blue Monday, Jim.

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  6. I like the "gingerbread" embellishments! That's a gorgeous blue sky!

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  7. Unique building you find to photography ~ always a delight ~ thanks ^_^

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  8. That looks massive. Here are mine if you care to check them out http://www.mariasspace.com/2013/08/my-day-at-bay.html

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