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$1,000 donation launches Clarendon Raise the roof crowdfunding campaign

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After many months of filling buckets and mopping floors, re-roofing has been commissioned at the historic Clarendon House at Evandale in Northern Tasmania after $261,000 was secured in Australian Government funding under the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Package.
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Realising the Potential

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The Realizing the Potential Northern Tasmania's Heritage Assets Project had its origins in discussions between Tourism Tasmania, Northern Tasmania Development and the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) about the important contribution that heritage makes to Tasmania's and in particular Northern Tasmania's tourism appeal.
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Annual General Meeting

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Sunday 19 October 2014 Commencing at 2.00pm Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site Cnr. Brisbane & Campbell Streets, Hobart The general nature of business to be transacted will be to receive and adopt the Balance Sheet & Accounts for the year ended 30 June 2014, to receive the Annual Report, to announce
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Mandy Hunniford Evening

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  After some bubbles and nibbles and a chance to view Mandy’s artwork on the walls of Clarendon, Mathew Smithies, Managing Director, National Trust Tasmania welcomed award winning artist, Mandy Hunniford and Richard Mulvaney, Director, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery to take their chairs for a candid conversation. The
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The Australian Fly Fishing Museum at Clarendon

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  Walking up the nationally significant elm avenue at Clarendon on a frosty Tasmanian morning with the ground crunching under my feet, on my way to the first committee meeting of the Australian Fly fishing Museum, I had a feeling of great excitement about the project. At the National Trust
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Gifting Runnymede to the National Trust

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A special event marking not only an important occasion for the National Trust Tasmania, it also marks a turning point in the way and manner in which Runnymede will be presented to the public well into the future. National Trust Tasmania Chairman, Ray Foley quotation for use: “The decision by
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New attractions at Clarendon

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The Laundry and Bakery as well as the Dairy have been opened for public viewing. Located at the end of the service wing, they occupy the last two rooms and have information panels and some atmospheric sound effects that will seize the imagination. Just around the corner from the service
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A Dollhouse at Clarendon

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It has a verandah, living room, hallway, bathroom, kitchen and bedroom. Outside is a water tank and a wood box that doubles as a battery container for the internal lights. The external walls are cement-block painted white with green wood-framed windows and a red roof on which are two brick
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Runnymede architecture considered

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Runnymede architecture considered. OGEES FOR THE GEEGEES – AND A CLASSICAL ALLUSION? The Coach House and Stables building at Runnymede (the Coach House) has design features somewhat different to the house itself. The house, built around 1840, is late-Georgian and formal in character whereas the Coach House, possibly built some
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