ARCHER CO

Location

LINTON-PIGGOREET ROAD PIGGOREET, Golden Plains Shire

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Heritage Inventory (HI) Number

H7622-0382

 

Heritage Inventory Description

A small depression adjoining the fence along the road. West of this depression is a mullock heap approximately 25m by 20m which looks like a large bump on this sloping grass paddock. It is not readily recognisable as a mine site.

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Heritage Inventory Significance: Not relevant

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History

Contextual History:History of Place:
Heritage Inventory History of Site:
06.1864: nearly bottomed.
09.1864: sinking in rock.
12.1864: bottomed but are yet to reach the gutter.
1864: bottomed in 1864, but owing to small plant and water troubles, was only intermittently worked and finally given up in 1880; a part of this lead was worked by tunnel going easterly under Mr. Leahy's residence, also by shafts and tunnels below Mr. Percy's home; attempts were also made to work by two inclined tunnels one north and one west of Clementson's.
03.1865: given up.
06.1865: has been legally dispossessed by the manager of the Atlas Co.
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