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COWIES CREEK RAIL BRIDGE NO 2

Location

GEELONG-GHERINGHAP RAILWAY (GEELONG-BALLARAT RAILWAY), MOORABOOL, GREATER GEELONG CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H2241

Heritage Overlay Number

HO1971

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All of the bridge, wing walls and associated embankment shown as B1 on Diagram 2241 held by the Executive Director 2. All of the land shown L1 on Diagram 2241 held by the ... more

Statement of Significance

Cowies Creek Rail Bridge No 2 is a single span semicircular arch (or roman or round arch) bluestone bridge situated on the Geelong to Ballarat railway over Cowies Creek, 9.5 kilometres from Geelong. It was constructed in 1860 by Evans, Merry and Co. for the Victorian Railways to the design of George Darbyshire, engineer-in-chief of the Victorian Railways Department. Rail links to the goldfields were considered priority routes by the colonial ... more

Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY

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