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A good example of a building restored to original condition

This building has been part of the eaglehawk community for years - obviously given its nearly as... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
julesthumper
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Bendigo, Australia
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What a find this was

It is just the old lockup but in original condition. We were vsiting a patchwork shop and... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Hdbaw
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27 Sep 2018
“A good example of a building restored to original condition”
28 May 2018
“What a find this was”
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1 Sailors Gully Road Eaglehawk, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This building has been part of the eaglehawk community for years - obviously given its nearly as old as the town! Can't see inside, but not sure I'd ever want to spend any time inside anyway - should have been enough to deter most criminals!

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

It is just the old lockup but in original condition. We were vsiting a patchwork shop and discovered this gem of a building from early australian days

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

as a kid growing up in the western victorian town of Harrow I was always fascinated by our own local log gaol. Until recently didn't know there was one in the bendigo area. An absolute historic gem

1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Would have been very harsh indeed to be a guest of the govt to spend time in this permanently air conditioned log cabin! Unique to say the least, get on out to Eaglehawk when next in Bendigo and see this Gaol and numerous other beautiful...More

1  Thank MickEBendigo
Reviewed 10 August 2016

great for a stop to stretch the legs and wander around... You don't get to see this type of thing very often and it's good to see it in such a good condition; no vandalism.

1  Thank Melinda R
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Although small, the old lock up is an interesting piece of history in Eaglehawk, easily accesible by public transport. An old gaol cell, the rimber construction is rare to find these days anywhere and a guide can be arranged to tell you more. If you're...More

1  Thank Gusmao
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Several Log Lock Ups [Jails] were built in the State of Victoria in the 1850's but only five now remain. Three of these were built to a Canadian plan and this is the best preserved of them. Inside three log-lined cells are approached via an...More

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