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Bryces Flat Mine

Heritage Listed Location

Address

Hepburn Shire, Hepburn Shire, Victoria, Australia

Places Nearby

Hepburn Springs, 3461 2.3km Eganstown, 3461 3.2km Elevated Plains, 3461 3.3km Sailors Hill, 3461 3.9km Shepherds Flat, 3461 5.5km

Details / Significance

Mullock heap - Intact heap with two 50 metre long dumping lines. The shaft has been filled. Mullock heap - Intact heap with one main dumping line. The shaft has been filled. Mining machinery - 5ft square concrete winder bed with 3/4 inch mounting bolts. Battery - Located on east side of dump. Excavated platform with set of 3 timber mortar blocks (5-head of stamps); a second set has been burnt away. On a level above the stamper blocks are the engine foundations (arrangement of decaying bedlogs). To the west of the battery are the remains of a small stone boiler setting. Slum pond - Below the battery is a small slum pond./n

Heritage Inventory Significance: The site has:Scientific significance - range of features documenting the operation of a small scale quartz mine.Archaeological potentialNetwork values - Bryces Flat network: Bryces Flat mine, 'Chinese' gardens, Blowhole diversion cutting, Glaston mineSIGNIFICANCE RANKING: Regional

Recorded by: David Bannear

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Heritage Inventory Site Features: Mullock heapsMining machinery siteBattery siteSlum pond

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Heritage Listed Locations Nearby

Glaston Mine 0.4km
Ajax Lead 2.2km
Nuggety Dam 2.3km
Parma House 2.5km
Hepburn Camp 2.9km
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