Beechworth Gaol – Inside

It's a panoptican, except it's not. It's a central hub with two radiating wings. Before checking out the wings, some photos of the "control room" and the rooms behind, or skip them and go straight to the right wing. Through the bottom door There's a information panel on the wall talking about the "Reception Process"....

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Beechworth Gaol – Right wing

There's not much to say along there. It's a two-storey corridor with doors along it That's the gallows from below. You can see the black figure above it in the first photo. Inside a cell. That's a door More doors. The wings were extended in later years, so different building materials. Heading upstairs. There's not a...

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Beechworth Gaol – On the way out

This was the cemetery. Now two yellow lines. The left one goes back inside, just behind the "control room" and and the right line goes--oh dear--back to the entrance courtyard. xx And the way out! Before leaving, a look at one of the towers. Now you can go 🙂 Contents Inside. Right wing. Left wing...

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Blundells Cottage

Originally from LiveJournal This one is Blundells Cottage from the park along edge of Lake Burley-Griffin in Canberra. One of the few buildings in the area that pre-date the creation of the Australian Capital Territory. Information from the self-guided tour brochure is in italics. This small stone cottage was built about 1860 as a home for workers...

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George Town Watch House

George Town Watch House, built 1840s.  (Better photo of front.) Numbers are a guide to the location/direction of the corresponding mimages (the number are to the right of the thumb nails). Room marked as "watch house" on the plan is now the entry & gift shop. The two rooms on the right have been combined...

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Tram

No 29 tram, at Launceston Tramway Museum. It was in service in Launceston from 1930 - 1952.

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Coach House & Stables

The coach house and stable at Runymede consists of a front room with large double doors where the carriage is and a second room at the back with the stalls, and a wooden addition. There are pegs on the wall of the stable room for tack (I assume) and a regular door in the back...

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City Park Radio

City Park Radio, community radio station. The old cottage buildings has offices etc. The studio is in a building behind (although it used to be in the attic there). Studio building. Music library

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St Andrew’s Presbyterian (now Uniting) Church, Evandale

Opened 1840. Sunday School building to the left. Graves are along the side and behind the church. From the entrance, with St Andrews Anglican Church across the road. Two aisles, rather than one central aisle. Left front corner, if facing pulpit. Centre pews and pulpit From within a pew. Front right corner, if facing pulpit. Rear...

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St David’s Cathedral, Hobart

Cnr Macquarie & Murray Streets, Hobart. (Murrary St entrance shown above.) Opened 1874, replacing an older building of the same name Building started 1868. Consecrated & opened 1874. Chancel, Sanctuary & Nixon Chapel completed 1891-4 Bell tower completed 1936 North side. Looking back towards the  entrance. Nixon Chapel, commemorating Francis Nixon, first bishop of Tasmania....

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St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Buckland

Just off the highway at Buckland, formerly Prosser's Plains. Foundation stone laid 1846. Consecrated 1850. This little church is best known for its large window which is claimed to date to the 14th century. The myths surrounding the window are looked at in a post on the Stained Glass Australia site. While the window isn't...

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Launceston Synagogue

To go in, you have to go along this side bit and the door is around the back. (The different floor colours are due to boards being replaced, no floor coverings.) Originally here. Internal photos are from the Rotary Club's Doors Open Day in 2009.

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St Matthew’s Anglican Church, New Norfolk

St Matthews lays claim to being the oldest Anglican Church in Tasmania, bring opened in 1823. An article in the Mercury written for the St Matthew's centenary in 1925 talks about the history of the church: Mr. Knopwood retired in 1823 from the chaplaincy of Hobart, and come to live in New Norfolk, and in the...

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Krauss Locomotive

Krauss locomotive Several of these Krauss locomotives operated on Tasmania's West Coast. This particular engine once belonged to the Mt Lyell Mining Company. It runs on narrow (2 feet) gauge lines. By using these narrower tracks, the mining companies were able to build railway lines more cheaply to access areas that would have been very...

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