Exterior Features

Government House has exceptional stonework, including window mullions, gargoyles and individually carved chimney pots.

The Royal Coat of Arms on the southern façade and the bas-relief on the western tower entrance, sometimes known as the Great Seal of Van Diemen’s Land, are special features.

Other features include:

  • Main Entrance
  • Clock Tower
  • Main Reception Entrance
  • Ornate windows and doorways
  • Bas-relief architectural sculptures
  • Chimney pots
  • Stone fences
  • Exceptional stonework