Connections to Linnwood

Linnwood is a NSW State Heritage Listed house (1891) on 5 hectares at Guildford. The house will be open on Sunday 28 April with various displays of local and historic interest. Devonshire tea provided and visitors are free to roam the house and grounds. Parking on site.

On display:
• Photographic display of homes with a connection to the McCredie family, as well as historic buildings in Sydney designed by George & Arthur McCredie, underground cable telephone tunnels, and leasing of granite quarries for their building works.
• Previous land holdings of some members of the McCredie family – including Susan McCredie (nee’ Blackwood).
• In the McCredie Room, donations from members of the McCredie family.
• Rolling Powerpoint presentation – “The History of Linnwood” – as well as a photographic display of its story through the years.
• Photographic display of the early days of Guildford, including the Guildford Road Project – how the main thoroughfare has changed over the years.
• Display by Granville Historical Society.
• Scale model of the former Goodyear factory at Granville, with some history and photos.

Bookings essential for Devonshire tea catering purposes.

Event date

Event Details

25 Byron Road, Guildford, New South Wales

Byron Road is off Guildford Road on the western side of the railway line. The George McCredie Memorial Church is on the corner. Cross over the pipeline bridge and Linnwood is not far on the right-hand side of Byron Road. You will see the old gates and the gum tree lined driveway.


10am to 2pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 15, Members $ 12
Prebooking requiredfriendsoflinnwood@gmail.com0409227679
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
There is plenty of parking at rear of the house. The historic house has ramp access for walkers and wheelchairs but does not have wheelchair access toilets.