Hobart Travel Guide (TAS, 7000)

Anglesea Barracks | Hobart

Anglesea Barracks lays claim to the oldest military establishment in Australia in continuous use. Construction on the first buildings commenced in 1814 and were completed in 1829 to classic colonial Georgian style.

Government House, The Domain, Hobart | Hobart

Government House overlooks the Derwent River and adjoins the Botanical Gardens. The House was erected in 1858 during the period of exceptional prosperity which succeeded the discovery of gold in Victoria. The clock in the tower was the first public clock brought to Tasmania.

Melville Street, Church | Hobart

The main centre of Methodism in Hobart is the Melville Street Church, the foundation-stone of which was laid by Sir John Franklin in 1837. The church, copied from the Wesleyan Chapel, London, was opened in 1840.

Richmond Arms, Richmond | Richmond

Richmond Arms (originally known as the Commercial Hotel) was a later addition in 1888 to the fine Georgian buildings of Richmond. Beautiful Victorian verandas appear suited to the beautifully proportioned sandstone building.

St. John's Church, Richmond | Richmond

Nearby to Richmond Bridge and visible through arches of the bridge is St. John's Church, Australia's oldest Roman Catholic church. Built in 1837.

Valleyfield, New Norfolk | New Norfolk

Valleyfield, built in 1822, is one of the oldest buildings in New Norfolk. Built as a single storey brick house the shingled roof extends to a traditional veranda with columns.

Cascade Brewery | Hobart

Cascade Brewery was established by the Degraves family in 1824. The brewery is a magnificent building with picturesque brick tiers located in a magnificent mountain setting.

Customs House, Hobart | Hobart

An impressive stone building dating from 1902 Customs House is ornamented with all the classical devices of high Victorian style and makes a powerful impact on its maritime setting at Constitution Dock.

Lenna House, Hobart | Battery Point

Lenna House is one of the grander mansions on Battery Point. The open arcaded facade was designed to take full advantage of water views over Derwent River. The building is now a hotel-motel, with the opulent interiors largely preserved.

Richmond Bridge, Richmond | Richmond

Richmond Bridge, spanning Coal River at Richmond, is the oldest bridge in Australia. Built in sandstone by convict labour and bearing date 1823 the bridge was not completed until two years later in 1825.

St. Luke's Church, Richmond | Richmond

Completed in 1836, St. Luke's Church with its clock and garrison-like stone tower was built to the order of Lieutenant-Governor Arthur.