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The ruins of Old Kanyaka Homestead near Quorn in South Australia are all that remains of a proud homestead of the 1850 – 1870 period.

The ruins of Kanyaka homestead appear as you travel north from Quorn to Hawker. In 1856 the Kanyaka station leases totalled 365 square miles or 233,600 acres. The earliest records show that the first pastoral lease of Kanyaka was to Hugh Proby on 1 July, 1851. The main homestead consisted of sixteen rooms with eighteen inch thick walls of stone and mortar construction

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south australia, outback, ruins, stone, history, graeme hyde

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  • Keala
    Keala3 months ago

    Excellent shot!

  • Thank you Keala

    – Graeme Hyde

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