Author: Wendy Dwyer


  • Early Days
  • The House
  • The Grounds
  • Bishopscourt in the Nineteenth Century
  • Bishopscourt in the Twentieth Century
  • Garden Parties, Fetes, Fairs and Receptions
  • Map of Garden
  • Bishopscourt Plant List
  • Personal Contributions to the Garden
  • The Garden Today
  • Maintenance
  • The Future
  • Acknowledgements

Bishopscourt is one of the oldest properties in East Melbourne and has been the residence of the Anglican Bishop, later Archbishop, of Melbourne since 1853. The two-acre site has seen only slight alterations number of the original plants remain. It is the last intact urban estate within the City of Melbourne.

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