Last updated 12Aug23

Gudgenby Footbridge to Ready-Cut Cottage

Gudgenby Footbridge to Ready-Cut Cottage allows foot traffic between Gudgenby Homestead and the nearby Ready Cut Cottage in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 79660-42735 (MGA94), Rendezvous Creek 8626-1S 1:25000


Foot bridge between Gudgenby Homestead and the Hudson’s Ready-Cut Cottage, March 2012

Visits: 12 Aug 23, 20 Mar 12, 22 Jul 08

Photographs are available.

Documentation:

Gudgenby: A register of archaeological sites in the proposed Gudgenby National Park, J H Winston-Gregson MA thesis, ANU, 1978. Site G2 3-4. Round timber uprights and beams faced with machine sawn planks for walking surface and a wire hand rail. Constructed in 1956 by hand. Source: W Bootes 16 December 1977. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.

• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 169. Ruin of timber footbridge between Hudson Readycut House & Gudgenby HS.

• Personal observation: Badly washed away Summer 2012 – only the ends remain.