Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Rathven, Randwick

Large Italianate house built for cement pioneer and grazier George Raffan. It has extensive gardens with Norfolk pines, bamboo and Port Jackson fig trees and was used as a boarding school by Sydney Grammar for over 50 years.

-33.91081782523811, 151.2470013498387

Milestone
Constructed
1886 - 1887
Property
Part of
Owned by
1887 - 1915
Owned by
1925 - 1927
Owned by
1927 - 1977
Type