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Hill End Historic Site


Athol is a heritage home built in Hill End in 1890. With Italianate features and marble interiors, this is a charming historic building in an old gold-mining town in Central NSW.

Historic buildings/places
Hill End Historic Site
Please note
  • Athol is a private house and not open to the public
  • Please be mindful of residents when visiting this historic house

Athol is a lovely historic home built in townhouse-style in the late 1800s. View the façade of this heritage building. Grander than its mining-town surroundings of rusted iron and brick remains, Athol offers a peek into the wealth generated during the gold rush.

If you’re taking an easy walk around Hill End Historic Site, you might like to see Holtermann’s Corner too. The large store was built in 1872 with the discovery of the world's largest ever gold piece 93.3 kg of pure gold.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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