Longford Blooms is a celebration of and chance to view some of Longford’s most beautiful private gardens. Open gardens 19 & 20 November 2022.
Lath-and-plaster The interior walls and ceilings at The Racecourse Inn are constructed of lath and plaster,?a common construction technique used until the 1950s, when plasterboard was developed.? ?The technique involves nailing?timber laths to timber studding, with traditional lime renders, mixed with horse hair?(or equivalent) used as a backing coat. ? The lath is typically about two inches wide by four … Read More
Five minutes drive from The Racecourse Inn is Brickendon Farm, one of Australia’s oldest farming properties, which has been continuously farmed by the Archer Family since 1824. ?Situated on the alluvial soils of the Norfolk Plains, on the banks of the Macquarie River, Brickendon lies next to Woolmers, also an?important convict estate. In July 2010 Brickendon and nearby Woolmers were … Read More