Saturday, 8 November 2008

The A to Z of 2205: Carlton St

Carlton was a popular word in the 1880s because Carlton House Terrace was the London headquarters of the Prince of Wales.(The Origins of Street Names in the Municipality of Rockdale, compiled by Alderman Ron Rathbone, 1990)

Below: Wyndyknowe: one of the lovely old mansions of the area, right along the ridge line looking towards Botany Bay. Wyndyknowe has definitely seen better days.

(July 2006)

(July 2006)

(July 2006)

Below: Looking along Carlton St from Wolli Creek Rd

Below: I just love that Italianate tower

Below: From the dead-end of Carlton St looking towards Wolli Creek Rd

Below: A beautiful nature strip display of freesias

Photos taken 17 Aug 2008 (except where indicated)

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