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Northey’s Store in Hill End, New South Wales, Australia, was built in 1873 by Robert Northey who operated it until his retirement. He died on 7th November 1917. (ref)
Hill End, a residential town with a rich gold mining heritage, is gazetted as
a historic site (ref) and also listed on the NSW State Heritage Register

Nikon D800E | Nikon 24-85VR @ 78mm
f/11 1/250s ISO160 | Raw
Featured in The World (15 January 2013)
Featured in Australian Country Towns (19 January 2013)
Featured in Historic Sites (12 July 2014)
Winner (tied – see comment) in Australian Country Towns Your choice of photo (21 August 2013)
Winner in Historic Sites Historic Stores and Cafes (30 July 2014)
Top 10 in Destination Australia “What starts with an N” (26 October 2013)
Top 10 in Australian Country Towns “A country town in NSW” (October 2013)
Top 10 in Australian Country Towns “Your choice of what to enter” (15 June 2014)


building, shop, sign, new south wales, australia, heritage, was featured, challenge winner

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  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

    Nice clear shot Werner – that shop is an icon for the area isn’t it.

  • thankyou Graham – yes, it’s one of some half dozen well known and still in use buildings, like the Royal Hotel and Hosie’s (where we stayed a couple of nights).

    – Werner Padarin

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisover 1 year ago

    Love this great photo of the old country store!!!!


  • Thankyou Rick – unfortunately most of the buildings in this town have long since disappeared …

    – Werner Padarin

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 1 year ago

    January 15th, 2013

    Congratulations Werner! Please click HERE to view your feature in beautiful large format and leave a comment.

  • thankyou very much Maree – that’s a great honour!

    – Werner Padarin

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • thankyou very much Graham, greatly appreciated!

    – Werner Padarin

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 1 year ago

    in the challenge Your choice of photo

  • thanks Graham & many thanks to the kind voters!

    – Werner Padarin

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByG11 months ago

    in the challenge A country town in NSW

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByG2 months ago

    in the challenge Your choice of what to enter

  • Keala
    Kealaabout 1 month ago

    Marvelous shot and history Werner!

  • thankyou Keala

    – Werner Padarin

  • Keala
    Kealaabout 1 month ago

    Featured 7/12/14

  • thankyou very much Keala, that’s a beaut honour!

    – Werner Padarin

  • Keala
    Keala29 days ago

    Winner of the stores and cafes challenge with 5 votes.

  • Many thanks to the kind voters – greatly appreciated!

    – Werner Padarin

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