Last updated 8Jul19

Tongs Sheepyard site

Tongs Sheepyard site is located at a saddle near the intersection of the old AAWT alignment (now a link track) and the Mt Tennent Fire Trail in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 84758-64801 (MGA94), Williamsdale 8726-4N 1:25000

Tongs sheep yard site, September 2009

Visits: 4 Dec 10, 8 Sep 09

Photographs are available.


• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 333. On Mt Tennent, constructed of bush timber rails. History unknown as of 1996.

Gudgenby: A register of archaeological sites in the proposed Gudgenby National Park, J H Winston-Gregson MA thesis, ANU, 1978. Site TH1. Stands in a cleared space on 1200m contour at a creek head 100m north of the road to Tennent’s peak. Fallen ringbarked trees and branches, roughly shaped by chain saw; one piece of wire mesh as gate. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.