Jennifer O'Donnell has written a history of the Ivanhoe property Ravenswood. In it she discusses the mansion's design and decoration and the changes made over time, culminating in detailed descriptions of the restoration work undertaken by skilled artisans. Ravenswood located in Beauview Parade, Ivanhoe was built by Robert Kennedy. The property, originally 16 acres, fronted onto Lower Heidelberg Road and was a venue for many social and charity functions, later a home for elderly ladies and is now privately owned.

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