Mount St. Mary’s Convent foreclosed

Mount St. Mary’s College and Convent

The heritage listed Mount St. Mary’s College and Convent was listed for sale in July under instructions from the mortgagee. The imposing and haunting building is said to contribute great aesthetic significance in the cultural landscape of the Blue Mountains and is a significant landmark in Katoomba.

The convent was designed by Nangle and Nurzey (later known as Henry E Budden & Nangle)and built in 1909-1910 for the Sisters of Charity, and shortly after completion they began accepting boarding students. Read the rest of this entry »