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Southern Cross Hotel, Adelaide
Title : Southern Cross Hotel, Adelaide Southern Cross Hotel, Adelaide
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Date of creation : ca. 1913
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 148 x 166
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Southern Cross Hotel, Adelaide on King William Street, east side. Right side of hotel is 60 yards north of Grenfell Street. The frontage is 12 yards.

Two pubs operated on this site: the first Southern Cross Hotel existed from 1846 to 1874 when it was demolished. A new building was erected in 1879 and demolished in 1974 when the license was relocated to 21 James Place. A shopping arcade was built on the site, and was named the Southern Cross Arcade.

This photograph shows the 1879 building of the Southern Cross Hotel.

Related names :

Southern Cross Hotel (King William Street, Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1913
Period : 1884-1913
Place : King William Street (Adelaide: S. Aust.)
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Heritage of the city of Adelaide: an illustrated guide Adelaide: Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1990

The Adelaide pub, 1837-1900 Adelaide: South Australian Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Building, 1968

Newnham, W. H. Old Adelaide hotels sketchbook Adelaide: Rigby, 1971

Hoad, J. L Hotels and publicans in South Australia 1836-1984 Adelaide: Australian Hotels Association (South Australian Branch): Gould Books, 1986

McLellan, J. Adelaide's early inns and taverns: incidents in the early settlement of a country worth fighting for Adelaide, [S. Aust.]: Pioneers' Association of South Australia, 1941

Jensen, Elfrida Colonial architecture in South Australia: a definitive chronicle of development 1836-1890 and the social history of the times Adelaide: Rigby, 1980

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