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Southern Cross Hotel: architectural drawing
Title : Southern Cross Hotel: architectural drawing Southern Cross Hotel: architectural drawing
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Creator : Garlick, Daniel
Source : Jackman Gooden Architects, BRG238/1/257
Date of creation : 1879
Format : Architectural drawing
Dimensions : 600x915
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

This plan shows the Southern Cross Hotel which was erected in 1879. The building was designed by Daniel Garlick, and built by Charles Farr. It was an Italian style and richly ornamented, of three storeys with a balustraded parapet and deep balconies. The front facade was of freestone with cement dressings, with the other walls of brick. There were 20 bedrooms on the upper floors.

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Two pubs operated on this site: the first Southern Cross existed from 1846 to 1874 and was described as being of 7 rooms and 2 storeys, and was noted for its billiard room. A new building, utilising this architectural plan, was erected in 1879. The Southern Cross Hotel was demolished in 1974 to make way for a shopping arcade. The publican's license was relocated to 21 James Place.

Related names :

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

Garlick, Daniel, 1818-1902

Coverage year : 1879
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
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