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The social archaeology of Blundell's Cottage, Canberra

Lenton, Ash


Blundell's Cottage is one of the few surviving dwellings from the early European settlement in the Australian Capital Territory. It was built as part of Robert Campbell's Duntroon Estate and was an attempt to replicate a late Georgian-style workers cottage. First constructed in the 1850s, it established the status of Campbell's head ploughman above the other agricultural workers on the estate. Nevertheless, the cottage's rooms remained multifunctional. When the Blundell family occupied the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Historical Archaeology


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