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The Torrens Park Estate : a social and architectural history / Ken Preiss, Pamela Oborn.
Call No: E4.062/20/2
Author: Preiss, K. A. ; Oborn, Pamela. ;
Publisher: Stonyfell [S. Aust.] : K. Preiss & P. Oborn, 1991.
Subject: Barr Smith family. ; Torrens, Robert Sir, 1814-1884. ; Hughes, Walter Watson, 1803-1887. ; Barr Smith, Robert, 1824-1915. ; Torrens Park House (Torrens Park, S. Aust.) ; Scotch College (Mitcham, S. Aust.) History. ; Adelaide (South Australia) ; South Australia - buildings & properties ; Australia - South Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Status: Received
Pagination: xv, 624 p : ill., maps, ports. ; 30 cm.
Notes: Edition limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies; leather-bound deluxe ed. limited to 50 signed copies. Available from Mr K Preiss, 12 Marble Terrace, Stonyfell SA 5066.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 581-605) and index.
Public Note: Anonymous Donation
Summary: This staely home was built in 1853 by Robert Richard Torrens, and later owned by Walter Watson Hughs and Robert Barr Smith. It is now the centrepiece of Scotch College, an independant co-educational school for some 970 students.

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