Blundells Cottage

Local nameBlundells Cottage
LocationCanberra, Australia

Blundells Cottage is a six-roomed stone cottage located on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin, in Canberra, Australia. When it was built this was the Molonglo River floodplain. It was built by George P. Campbell in about 1858 for his ploughman William Ginn. 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 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.

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Phone +61 2 6272 2902

Address Wendouree Drive, Parkes, ACT 2600, Australia

Coordinates -35°17'34.8" N 149°8'31.2" E

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