The Gunnery, Woolloomooloo

Sydney, Australia

The Gunnery, Woolloomooloo

The Gunnery, Woolloomooloo is a heritage-listed historic site located at 43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, in the inner city Sydney suburb of Woolloomooloo in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It is also known as The Gunnery. The property is owned by the Housing NSW, an agency of the Government of New South Wales. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

The building now known as The Gunnery was built c1900. It was erected as a bulk store for the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. During World War II the Commonwealth Government acquired the building for defence purposes and the Royal Australian Navy used it as a gunnery and instructional centre for trainees to practice their gunnery skills.



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