Creswick

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's, Creswick today proudly displays fine examples of the grand architecture so reminiscent of the era.
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St Georges #Lake was once a mining #dam used to supply water to the #Creswick Battery. #Victoria #Outdoors #Summer #Ballarat #abandoned #Australia

St Georges #Lake was once a mining #dam used to supply water to the #Creswick Battery. #Victoria #Outdoors #Summer #Ballarat #abandoned #Australia

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

In a postcard setting on the banks of Birch's Creek at Smeaton, Anderson's Mill stands as a reminder of an industry that flourished after the gold rush of the 1850s ... #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

In a postcard setting on the banks of Birch's Creek at Smeaton, Anderson's Mill stands as a reminder of an industry that flourished after the gold rush of the 1850s ... #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's.  #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria #canon #underground #abandoned #Ballarat #mines #goldmines

Mine exploration might be considered a type of amateur industrial archaeology. In many ways, however, it is closer to caving, with many participants actively interested in exploring both mines and caves. Mine exploration typically requires equipment such as helmets, head lamps, Wellington boots, and climbing gear. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Goldmines #Victoria #Canon #Abandoned #underground #canon #Ballarat

Mine exploration might be considered a type of amateur industrial archaeology. In many ways, however, it is closer to caving, with many participants actively interested in exploring both mines and caves. Mine exploration typically requires equipment such as helmets, head lamps, Wellington boots, and climbing gear. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Goldmines #Victoria #Canon #Abandoned #underground #canon #Ballarat

Exploring an old mine at Clunes. #Ballarat #Clunes  #disused #abandoned #underground

Exploring an old mine at Clunes. #Ballarat #Clunes #disused #abandoned #underground

Mine exploration is a type of amateur industrial archaeology. #Victoria #Goldfields #Mining #Mines #canon #Creswick

Mine exploration is a type of amateur industrial archaeology. #Victoria #Goldfields #Mining #Mines #canon #Creswick

St Georges #Lake was once a mining #dam used to supply water to the #Creswick Battery. #Victoria #Outdoors #Summer #Ballarat #abandoned #Australia

St Georges #Lake was once a mining #dam used to supply water to the #Creswick Battery. #Victoria #Outdoors #Summer #Ballarat #abandoned #Australia

The Madame Berry mine was the most famous and richest mine on the #Creswick Gold Fields.  It represented the most advanced technology of its day and as an employer it had few rivals in the whole of Australia in the mid 1880s.

The Madame Berry mine was the most famous and richest mine on the #Creswick Gold Fields. It represented the most advanced technology of its day and as an employer it had few rivals in the whole of Australia in the mid 1880s.

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's, Creswick today proudly displays fine examples of the grand architecture so reminiscent of the era. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria

The historic Victorian gold mining town of Creswick. Cradled between ancient volcanic hilltops. Creswick lies at the heart of the central goldfields, just 16kms north east of Ballarat and neighbouring the iconic tourism region of Daylesford and the Hepburn spa country. Built on the proceeds of rich gold deposits mined from the 1850's, Creswick today proudly displays fine examples of the grand architecture so reminiscent of the era. #Creswick #Goldfields #Mines #Victoria


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