Blundells Cottage, Canberra

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Blundells Cottage is a heritage-listed six-roomed stone cottage located on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin, in Canberra, Australia. The cottage was built by George P. Campbell in about 1858 for his ploughman William Ginn on the original Molonglo River floodplain. Ginn lived there with his family until 1874 and then Flora and George Blundell moved in and remained there until about 1933. Flora was a midwife and George a bullock driver for Campbell. In 1913 the Duntroon estate was acquired by the Commonwealth of Australia to form part of the new Federal Capital Territory, although the Blundells continued to live there. Then Harry and Alice Oldfield moved to the cottage in 1933.

The cottage was added to the Commonwealth Heritage List on 15 July 2005.
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  • A small house overlooking Lake Burley Griffin that gives insight into Canberra before the development that turned it into the present-day Australian capital. It is a little hard to access via public.....  more »
  • Thought there would be more about the history of the cottage. Inside the setting felt very staged. Would benefit from a tour or even just a talk about why they cottage was built where it is what the.....  more »
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  • Yep. Pretty nice park x the kids. It's small but has some enjoyable games and "rides". Something that drew my attention was the hydraulic bar lift. My children were amazed by it. Recommended!
  • Brilliant park for the kids Just needs a coffee cart for the mums and dads!!!
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