A Semi -Regular Photo Blog about Life in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

S is for Southgate

Southgate is a hamlet slumbering between Grafton and Lawrence. Once it was a real village with a public school, hotel, hall, butcher shop, general  store and post office; today it is just a small collection of houses. Pictured is the Southgate Hotel that closed in 1956 when the license moved to the Plantation Hotel, Coffs Harbour and the now decrepit hall that was probably last used in the early 1970's.


  1. looks like lodging for a US summer camp
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

  2. Neat photo and history post for 'S" ~ (A Creative Harbor)

  3. It must have a wonderful history.

    abcw team

  4. That looks nice to stay in

    PhenoMenon, ABCW Team

  5. I am finding a lot of towns like that on my 100 towns mission.


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