Glebe Park

Glebe Park is a remnant of a hundred acres (40 hectares) of land allocated to the Anglican Church in the early 1840s for use as a glebe, an area of land whose revenues contribute towards parish expenses. With the founding of Canberra as the nation’s capital, it reverted to the Commonwealth and subsequently proclaimed as a park in 1983. Glebe House was formerly situated here but no longer exists, but some remnants remain such as elaborate gates. The present size of the park is just under 5 hectares or one-eighth of it’s original size.

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