Last updated 3Jul19

Orroral Hut (upper valley) site

The Orroral Hut (upper valley) site is located near the confluence of Booroomba Creek and the Orroral River in the upper Orroral Valley in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 73775-60013 (MGA94), Corin Dam 8626-1N 1:25000

Hut site, June 2009

Visit: 23 Jun 09

Photographs are available.


• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 884. Nothing is yet known of the background of this hut, the hut having now disappeared.

Gudgenby: A register of archaeological sites in the proposed Gudgenby National Park, J H Winston-Gregson MA thesis, ANU, 1978. Site OR17. Hut foundation. Six postholes, callapsed granodiorite chimney. Site is on NNE slope with Sawpit Creek gap to the south [west?]. Condition is vestigial. Survey of 1891 covered portions 12 to 27 in a batch and valued a hut on portion 22 at £15. There is no trace of that hut. Surveyor’s notes may have misread 22 for 12, where no hut is recorded. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.