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Denningtons Cottage

Hill End Historic Site


Denningtons Cottage is a heritage miner’s cottage built in 1858 in Hill End, and now home to ceramic artist studio.

Historic buildings/places
Hill End Historic Site
Please note
  • If you’re visiting La Paloma Pottery, please call ahead on (02) 6337 8333.

Denningtons Cottage was constructed in 1858 and is part of the department's Conservation Lease Program, where members of the public submit proposals to conserve the property in exchange for a long term lease.

This property is Denningtons Cottage is a quaint historical house of Hill End that has become a haven for ceramic artists. Originally built in 1858 as a miner’s cottage, it withstands as a historical snapshot of the living conditions of those seeking their fortune during the gold rush period of the late 1800s.

Today, visitors are welcome to view the pottery ceramic artworks which are shown here, but it’s best to call ahead. La Paloma Pottery, meaning dove in Spanish, is a charming workshop producing fine ceramics and pottery.

Privately leased by La Paloma Pottery and the potter often welcomes visitors to view his work.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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