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Clifton Hill Shot Tower - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member themd
S 37° 47.649 E 144° 59.436
55H E 323078 N 5815122
Quick Description: The tallest shot tower in the world built in 1882 and standing 160m (520ft).
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/14/2010 4:00:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM9PJP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
Views: 30

Long Description:
Built beside Alexander Parade in 1882, the world's tallest shot tower for Richard Hodgson. It was purchased by the Coop family in 1896 whom also operated the nearby tower in Melbourne Central.

The brick tower is a solid construction to this day with fairly decorated window openings along certain intervals to it's peak.

The tower operated until the year 1947..
From: 1/1/1882

To: 1/1/1947

Historical Purpose: Richard Hodgson

Open to the public: No

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