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Maud Terrace: 43-47 Lisgar Street. Junee, New South Wales

Maud Terrace in Junee is one of those very rare examples of a rural terrace house.  Its development harks back to the days when Junee was a gold rush boomtown.   Junee is located betwen Wagga Wagga and Cootamundra on the main railway line between Sydney and Melbourne.  Gold was discovered in the 1860s and by the 1880s Junee was a very prosperous place.  Maud Terrace is just out of the centre of town and the row of four terraces built in 1886 would have been a speculative development.

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  • Lesley Poker: Built in 1874. Originally built by a John Watson ( very wealthy) who built the one next door for his...
  • Anne: Thanks for your comment. We own one of these terraces and would be interested in any info you have.
  • Kate Van Dyck: Love this photo. One off my GG Grandfather’s lived in No 21 and died at that address. So...