Last updated 19Feb22

Rowleys Rendezvous Creek Stockyards and Robinia Grove

Rowleys Rendezvous Creek Stockyards and Robinia Grove are located 300m north of Rowleys Rendezvous Creek Hut site in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 77604-46182 (MGA94), Rendezvous Creek 8626-1S 1:25000


Rowleys Rendezvous Creek stockyard and Robinia grove, September 2010

Visits: 19 Feb 22, 20 Jul 19, 23 Apr 11, 8 Sep 10, 8 Sep 09, 12 Oct 05

Photographs are available.

Documentation:

• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 331. Concrete sheepdip and yards associated with Rowleys Rendezvous Ck Hut (refer 208) marked by exotic trees (robinia?). The sheepyards were erected early 1950s by Rowley Gregory.  For some years sheep were driven back to the Gregory family property at Rocky Crossing for shearing and dipping, then in c.1969 the dip was built. Site 332. Suckering grove of Robinia spp associated with Rowleys Rendezvous Creek Hut (refer 208) .

Gudgenby: A register of archaeological sites in the proposed Gudgenby National Park, J H Winston-Gregson MA thesis, ANU, 1978. Site G8. Post and sawn timber rail, also chicken wire, all nails wire drawn, concrete dip. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.