Blacksmith's - Hill End, New South Wales

Marilyn Harris

Joined February 2008

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Blacksmith’s – Hill End, New South Wales, Australia.

Featured in It’s in the Detail, Goldfields and Mining Towns of NSW and Crusty, Rusty and Falling to Bits

On the Ackerman’s property (5th generation), is this restored Blacksmith’s shed. Photo taken with permission.

Heritage Council of New South Wales

By mid 1851, alluvial gold was first found in the Hill End goldfields. The population of Hill End exploded following these early discoveries and, by the second rush in 1872, it was the largest inland settlement in the NSW colony. One of the most remarkable things about Hill End now is the virtual lack of development since the gold rush with almost all of the buildings dating back to the boom years around 1872 and it is this unique collection of buildings, relics, artefacts, structures, archaeological sites and landscape elements which are, individually and collectively, of outstanding architectural, aesthetic and research value.

Canon PowerShot A650IS
Shutter Speed: 1/40sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 800

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