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Block Plan - City Abattoirs, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Oct 1965 Document Reg. No: SH 900172

Summary:
Architectural plan dating October 1965, identifying in detail City Abattoirs, Newmarket. City Abattoirs adjoined the Newmarket Saleyards at Epsom Road.

Plan provides detail of: Manure Yard, Dog Kennel, Holding Yard, Covered Yard, Beef Killing Room, Beef Hanging room, Chiller, Beef Chilling Chamber, Engine Room, Compressor, Laboratory, Office, Carpenter, Refrigeration Room, Mess Room, Loading Ramp & Holding Yard, Car Park, Open Holding Yard, Mutton Export Hanging Room, Mutton Export Slaughter House, Dressing Rooms, Pork Chambers, Pig Slaughter House, Paunch House, Manure Shed, Engine Room, Dessicator, Tripery, Spray Chamber, Weighbridge, Quarantine Block, Edible Fat Room, Mutton Killing Room, Mutton Hanging Room, Chilling Chamber, ESD sub-station, Sheep Slaughter House, Airlocks, Fat Rooms, Main Entrance, Store,

Roads identified on plan - Smithfield Road, Back Abbatoirs Road, Hobsons Road. Physical boundaries of the map are: north west border - Smithfield Road, south west border - Stock Route South, west border - Hobsons Road and Maribyrnong River, eastern boundary adjacent to Dog Kennels and Manure Yards.
Description:
Architectural Plan.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 78.70 cm (Height), 184.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: livestock, rural industry, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Development of the Newmarket Saleyards, 1857-1919, Municipality of Melbourne, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, 'Town within a Town' at the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: plans
Inscriptions: Bottom right hand corner reads: City Architect;s Office - City of Melbourne/Block Plan of City Abbatoirs. V.D. 102/Drawn J. H. D. October 1965 40' to 1"/City Architect. (Unsigned)
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1965
Creator: Melbourne City Council (MCC), Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1965

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