‘Eringa’ was the family home of Sir Sidney Kidman, his wife Isabelle and their four surviving children.

When the home was originally built in 1879 by Alexander Greenshields it was called Lanark House. Sid purchased the property for his growing family in 1902, re-naming the home ‘Eringa’. He and Isabelle lived here until their retirement, soon after Sid’s Knighthood in 1921 when the Kidmans donated the home and 10 acres of land to the Education Department. It became the town’s first High School and it is still operational today.


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  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago

    a brilliant image

  • Thank you so much Martina :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesover 3 years ago

    It looks a beautiful property, lovely shot Carol

  • It certainly is Trudi…before we visited Kapunda I had read a book about Sir Sidney Kidman…amazing man! I stood there trying to imagein him on the verandah looking out….

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Nikonuser
    Nikonuserover 3 years ago

    Love these old homes Carol, fabulous capture. I would love to see it in colour as well.

  • Thank you so much…I will have to dig out the color version :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Margi
    Margiover 3 years ago

    excellent image, love the era :))

  • A more innocent time….sigh…I think I was born in the wrong era…lol…

    – Carol Knudsen

  • garts
    gartsover 3 years ago

    Great old place Carol.

  • It sure is Adrian!

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 3 years ago

    Wonderful image, Carol!! Nice post-processing!!! :)))

  • Thank you so much my friend!

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 3 years ago

    Excellent capture of this wonderful old home!

  • Thank you so much!!!!

    – Carol Knudsen

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