Georges Heights, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
Former officers residence and barrack, now a restaurant
|Location||8 km (5 mi) north-east of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||Municipality of Mosman|
Georges Heights is an urban locality in the suburb of Mosman, adjoining Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Georges Heights is located in the local government area of the Municipality of Mosman and is part of the Lower North Shore.
Georges Heights was named after King George III, who reigned from 1760 to 1820, which was during the time that the First Fleet left Portsmouth, England in 1788 and arrived in what is now Sydney Harbour.
The Georges Head Battery located in Georges Heights was constructed in 1871. A naval depot stands on the eastern side of Chowder Bay.
Georges Heights has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollen, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 108
- "Georges Head Military Fortifications, New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H00987". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
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