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CAST IRON MILEPOSTS

Location

LISMORE-SCARSDALE ROAD and ROKEWOOD-SKIPTON ROAD CAPE CLEAR, Golden Plains Shire

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1702

Heritage Overlay Number

HO6

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended by including ... more

Statement of Significance

The cast iron mileposts on the Lismore Scarsdale Road and the Rokewood Skipton Road near Cape Clear are made of cast iron and marked Hunts Patent Ballarat. Cast iron mileposts appear to have been the successor to bluestone milestones and contracts for their construction were let during the 1870s. The posts near Cape Clear were cast in Hunt's foundry and consist of a large cast iron angle with a welded sloping cast iron wedge to the top. A patent (specification No.1585) was ... more

Year Construction Started 1872
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE; GOLDEN PLAINS SHIRE

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