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Plan - Cattle & Sheep Market, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, 17 Nov 1961 Document Reg. No: HT 27719

Summary:
Plan of Newmarket Saleyards, dated 17 November 1961.

Identifies in detail gangways, races, lanes, stock route, pens, bridges, holding yards, milch cow market, old cow bail, timber stores, plumbers & engineers' shop, carpenter, amenities building, drovers' hut, sub-station, toilets, administrative offices, plantation, tar shed, loading race and counter's box. Plan also identifies covered areas. Marked streets are Newmarket Street, Bellair Street, McCracken Street, Gordon Street, Racecourse Road, Export Lane, Main Abbatoirs Lane, Back Abbatoirs Lane, Smithfield Road, Market Street, Epsom Road. North east border - Bellair Street; south east border - Market Street; north west border - Smithfield Road; south west border - just beyond the boundary of cattleyards and abattoirs.
Description:
Copy of blueprint. Has been roughly cut with scissors along all edges.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 77.90 cm (Height), 195.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: working life, livestock, rural industry, plan drawings, livestock sale yards
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, 'Town within a Town' at the Newmarket Saleyards, Development of the Newmarket Saleyards, 1857-1919, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: plans
Inscriptions: Text reads: "City of Melbourne/City Architects Department/Plan of Existing Cattle/ and Sheep Market/Newmarket/17.11.1961". Signed by City Architect, 17/11/61: "G. L. Czanne" (?). Lower right hand corner: "Y.G. 94.1"
Place & Date Depicted: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 17 Nov 1961

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