Historic Homes


One of the finest examples of a double storey Colonial Georgian mansion in Australia, it was designed by Edward Winch for Capt. Andrew Haig, a master mariner who owned a warehouse on Salamanca Place. It is a brick building with a stone facade and features a shallow fanlight window above the entrance door. The building is meticulously proportioned and scaled. Narrynais today an historic gallery.
Location: 103 Hampden Road, Battery Point


Imposing double storey Italianate style mansion, built by shipowner and merchant Alexander Mcgregor in the 1870s. Erected in several stages, it is a good example of elaborately detailed high Victorian residential architecture. Its design features richly modelled facade with bay windows, two storey colonnaded verandah, balustraded parapet, elaborate bracketing to the cornice. The slate roof has round head dormers with elaborate bracketing and bracketed cornice to chimneys.
Location: 20 Runnymede Street, Battery Point


A largely intact 19th century whaling family s home named after Capt. Charles Bayley s favourite ship, Runnymede. The house includes a nationally significant collection of whaling and maritime objects as well as art works and family possessions of the previous owner, Bishop Francis Nixon, Tasmania s first Anglican Bishop.
Location: 61 Bay Road, New Town, Hobart