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Antarctic explorer Douglas Mawson’s Glebe home in dire condition after coming to market

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The former Glebe residence of explorer Douglas Mawson is on the market.


The one-time home of celebrated explorer Sir Douglas Mawson is a shade of its former historic self after coming to market for the first time since 1975.

Currently uninhabitable and in need of a full-scale renovation, the Glebe property in Sydney’s inner west has torn ceilings, cobwebs and damaged walls.

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Built in 1882 as part of the landmark Palmerston Terrace row, 285 Glebe Point Road was home to Sir Mawson and his family in the late 1890s.

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The front living room is in shocking condition.


Sir Mawson was known for…



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