Heritage on Glenthorne
The state of colonial heritage on Glenthorne has sadly declined in the last twenty years. This may not have happened if Glenthorne was open to the public, and the state of dis-repair was more widely known.
For a Register of the Heritage on Glenthorne – Download the University of Adelaide’s Glenthorne Heritage Inventory.
Glenthorne’s oldest trees awarded status
The National Trust’s Significant Tree Committee have listed six of the heritage trees at Glenthorne on the Register of Significant Trees. They are the following:
This listing is an important contribution to the recognition of Glenthorne’s significant heritage.
|Two of the four Osage Orange trees, which appear in the 1865 photograph of Glenthorne.|
|The old Pear tree is one of the largest and oldest pear trees in South Australia.|
|An old Grey Box (E. macrocarpa) tree at Glenthorne, estimated to be about 500 years old. This tree is now added to the National Trust’s Significant Tree register.|