Ayer’s House Gatekeeper’s Summer Residence, Stirling

The Lodge, Stirling SA

Heritage Reconstruction Work

Stripped and Hand Painted Marble Fireplaces in The Lodge, Stirling

In 2006, master painter, decorator and artisan “Gary Lancaster” reproduced the original faux (fake) marble finish to the fireplaces in “The Lodge” at Stirling in the Adelaide Hills. Locally heritage listed, it was originally the Ayer’s House Gatekeeper’s summer residence.

The fireplaces were stripped to reveal the original faux (fake) marble finish underneath. Gary Lancaster successfully analysed the colours to reproduce the original marble finish in design and colour. In January 2016, Gary performed exterior heritage repaint work to “The Lodge”.

Read more about the heritage restoration of “The Lodge” in the March 2007 edition of the “Heritage South Australia” newsletter – Click here.