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Collingwood 5

Heritage Listed Location


Yarra Bend Road Fairfield, Yarra City, Victoria, Australia

Places Nearby

Abbotsford, 3067 1.7km Hawthorn East, 3123 1.8km Fairfield, 3078 2.1km Richmond North, 3121 2.4km Hawthorn West, 3122 2.8km

Details / Significance

Collingwood Tip and Quarry. Filled in (originally 2 quarries: basalt, Melb.Corp.Quarry and Collingwood Council Quarry)Melb Corp at least 36.6m deep.

Heritage Inventory Significance: Cultural:high; Scientific: low. Melb Corp Quarry said to be spread over large area, stone used for macadamizing roads (geologist T.Hall,1897). Ceased operations when flooded in 1934, used as dump. Typifies an important historical land-use. Little/no associated material. Little archaeological scope. Recycling of land (rubbish to recreation) important pattern of land-use along Merri Creek. Local (Johnston 1993)

Recorded by: Hall,R Date Recorded: 1989

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Heritage Listed Locations Nearby

Northcote 2 0.8km
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