Vaucluse, New South Wales

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Vaucluse is an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.wikipedia
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Eastern Suburbs (Sydney)

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Vaucluse is an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The northern parts surrounding Sydney Harbour features suburbs such as Vaucluse, Rose Bay, Darling Point, Dover Heights, Double Bay, Point Piper, Woollahra, Paddington, Edgecliff, Woolloomooloo, Watsons Bay, Potts Point, Rushcutters Bay, Elizabeth Bay, Bellevue Hill, Bondi Junction, Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama, Queens Park, Waverley and Clovelly. The landscape in these areas is characterized by winding crescent-like streets, large homes and harbourside beaches and villages.

Vaucluse House

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The original Vaucluse House, from which the area derived its name, was built by Sir Henry Browne Hayes, who had been transported to New South Wales for kidnapping the granddaughter of a wealthy Irish banker. Vaucluse House is an historic home managed by the Historic Houses Trust.I t is situated in Wentworth Road, with views across Sydney Harbour.
Vaucluse House is a heritage-listed former Aboriginal land, residence, colonial farm and country estate and now tourist attraction, house museum and public park located at 69a Wentworth Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Dover Heights, New South Wales

Dover Heights
The adjacent suburbs are Watsons Bay to the north and Rose Bay and Dover Heights to the south.
Dover Heights borders Vaucluse to its north, North Bondi to its south and Rose Bay to its west and has the Pacific Ocean to its east.

Old South Head Road, Sydney

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A formal signal station was established in 1790, serviced by a bridle trail that later became Old South Head Road in 1811.
It also passes through Bondi, Bondi Beach, North Bondi, Rose Bay and Vaucluse.

Watsons Bay, New South Wales

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The adjacent suburbs are Watsons Bay to the north and Rose Bay and Dover Heights to the south.
Vaucluse is the only adjacent suburb, to the south.

The Hermitage, Vaucluse

The Hermitage
The new mansion, known as The Hermitage, featured multiple gables, a castellated tower and prominent fretwork.
The Hermitage is a historic house in the Sydney suburb of Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia.

Rose Bay, New South Wales

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The adjacent suburbs are Watsons Bay to the north and Rose Bay and Dover Heights to the south.
The cost of improving the public school facilities at Rose Bay was linked to the sale of the campus at Vaucluse.

Steel Point Battery

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The Steel Point fortification in Nielsen Park was constructed in 1871; it originally accommodated three 80 pounder rifled muzzle-loaders (RMLs) that were replaced in the 1890s with 5 inch breech-loading guns.
The Steele Point Battery is a small fort, located on the shores of Sydney Harbour in the eastern Sydney suburb of Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia.

South Head General Cemetery

South Head Cemetery
South Head General Cemetery is situated at the junction of New South Head Road and Old South Head Road in Vaucluse.
The South Head General Cemetery is a heritage-listed cemetery located at 793 Old South Head Road, Vaucluse, Waverley Municipality, New South Wales, Australia.

Wentworth Memorial Church

Wentworth Memorial Church is a heritage-listed former Anglican church building located at 32B Fitzwilliam Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Nielsen Park

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Nielsen Park is a heritage-listed historic site, park and nature reserve located at Greycliffe Avenue, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Wentworth Mausoleum

Wentworth Family Vault
Wentworth Mausoleum is a heritage-listed mausoleum located at 5 Chapel Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Strickland House, Vaucluse

Strickland House
Strickland House is a heritage-listed former residence and convalescent home and now functions, film studio, urban park and visitor attraction located at 52 Vaucluse Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Macquarie Lighthouse

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The Macquarie Lighthouse sits prominently on the eastern side of the suburb, at Dunbar Head.
It is located on Dunbar Head, on the Old South Head Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Shark Island (Port Jackson)

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Shark Island was used for this purpose during World War II.
The island is 1.5 ha in area, measuring some 250 metres by 100 metres, and lies off the Sydney suburbs of Point Piper, Rose Bay and Vaucluse, in the eastern section of the harbour between the Harbour Bridge and the harbour entrance.

John Piper (military officer)

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The house was then acquired by Captain John Piper in 1822.
As well as Point Piper he had 475 acre at Vaucluse, 1130 acre at Woollahra and Rose Bay, a farm of 295 acre at Petersham, 700 acre at Neutral Bay, 80 acre at Botany Bay, 2000 acre at Bathurst, 300 acre in Van Diemen's Land, and an 1 acre of commercial land in George Street, Sydney.

Sydney Living Museums

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Vaucluse House is an historic home managed by the Historic Houses Trust.I t is situated in Wentworth Road, with views across Sydney Harbour.

John Horbury Hunt

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Architect John Horbury Hunt's last commission was a memorial to Sir John Robertson, former Premier of New South Wales.
He was buried at South Head Cemetery, Vaucluse, Sydney (the story that he was buried in a tomb with his wife and pet pony is a popular myth).

Edmund Barton

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There are a number of well-known people interred at the cemetery including Australia's first Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton.
He was interred in South Head General Cemetery in the Sydney suburb of Vaucluse (see Waverley Cemetery).

Waverley Cemetery

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The cemetery is administered by Waverley Council and is a companion cemetery to the Waverley Cemetery at.
South Head Cemetery is situated at the junction of New South Head Road and Old South Head Road, Vaucluse.

Division of Wentworth

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It includes the suburbs of Bellevue Hill, Ben Buckler, Bondi, Bondi Beach, Bondi Junction, Bronte, Centennial Park, Darling Point, Double Bay, Dover Heights, Edgecliff, Moore Park, North Bondi, Paddington, Point Piper, Queens Park, Rose Bay, Rushcutters Bay, Tamarama, Vaucluse, Watsons Bay, Waverley, and Woollahra; as well as parts of Clovelly, Darlinghurst, East Sydney, Elizabeth Bay, Kings Cross, Potts Point, and Randwick.

Henry George Nicholls (pastor)

Henry George Nicholls
He left the Canterbury church around 1918 without fanfare and retired to New South Wales, where he died at his home in the Sydney suburb of Vaucluse.

Ted Greatorex

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He died from a massive stroke at his home in Vaucluse, New South Wales in 1964.