Adelaide Walking Tour: Grand Mansions and Sub-Divisions
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Adelaide Walking Tour: Grand Mansions and Sub-Divisions

Adelaide Walking Tour: Grand Mansions and Sub-Divisions

2 h
By walk
About this activity
• North-east corner of Brougham Place & O'Connell Street - Introduction including brief history of Adelaide and North Adelaide and its development, route of tour, duration and other housekeeping. Discuss Victorian Villa and its previous occupants. (8 min)
• Lincoln College - Discuss history of building, occupants, significance, connection with University of Adelaide (10 min)
• St Margarets - Former use of house, history, architecture, occupants (3 min)
• Taylor House - History - noted occupants, architecture ( 3 min)
• Federation Style House - History - story of owners - architecture ( 3 min)
• Nurney House - Historic and heritage value - occupants - architecture (3 min)
• St Andrews - History of house, architecture, previous owners (3 min)
• Georgian Style House - Architecture, reference to early colonial family (3 min)
• Victorian Villa - Architecture including iron foundry work, previous owners, history of house (3 min)
• Chichester Gardens Estate - History of estate, founder - occupier of limestone house (4 min)
• Sandstone villa - boom period buildings (3 min)
• Semi-detached cottages - German community connection (3 min)
• Row Houses - History - usage (3 min)
• Row Houses - cottages - usage (3 min)
• Kentish Arms Hotel - History - connection with the sport of Cricket - previous owners - current use (4 min)
• Semi-detached cottages - 1850's - history - occupiers (3 min)
• Semi-detached cottages - connection to first settlement (3 min)
• Cottage - German influence (3 min)
• Cottage - German inhabitants (3 min)
• Two storey limestone house - one of earliest houses in North Adelaide (4 min)
• Shop - reference to crest above doorway - usage of building (3 min)
• The Store Cafe - previous and current use (3 min)
• Lion Hotel and Former Malthouse - History, development, associated characters, current usage (5 min)
• St Mary's Catholic Church - reference to Mary Mackillop (5 min)
• Admaston - History - architecture - occupants (3 min)
• Sunnyside - History - architecture - previous owners (3 min)
• Semi-Detached Houses - 1870's (3 min)
• Sandstone Victorian residence - History - architecture - previous occupants ( 3 min)
• Hylands - Bluestone Villa - History, occupants (3 min)
• 3 Victorian Villas - History, current usage (4 min)
• Former Congregational Church and Lecture Hall - History, previous usage, current usage (9 min)
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Included
  • Local guide
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Features
Tourism
80% Cultural
65% Sport
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