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- Victorian Domestic Architecture: Dappeto, built 1885. Girls' Home, Retirement Village
- Postcode 2205: Arncliffe, Turrella, Wolli Creek
- Type of Work
- 'Sally', 22 February 2008
A blog post outlining the history of 'Dappeto', built in 1885 by Frederick Gibbins, who was the father of the Christina Stead's stepmother Ada . When Gibbins died in 1917 the Salvation Army acquired the house and converted it to a girls' home and children's home. In 1969 the house was restored and became an aged care home.