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Eaglehawk Log Lock-Up

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7 Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk VIC 3556

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  • 1850s log lock-up
Eaglehawk's 1850's log lock-up is a fascinating feature along Sailors Gully Road, set alongside the town's gorgeous old brick court house. Although there are a decent amount of nineteenth century lock-ups left throughout the Victorian Goldfields, there are only a few surviving examples which were constructed of rough logs. 

The log lock-up at Eaglehawk is an excellent example of its kind. It is constructed of bush logs (stacked 14 high and crossed at the corners), originally featured a wood shingle roof (now corrugated iron), and contains three timber lined cells with a secure entry. 

The lock-up was originally located within the police station precinct and was moved and restored at the present site in the 1970s. 

A sign stands before the lock-up and displays the following text:


A joint project of
Eaglehawk Borough Concil
Rotary Club of Eaglehawk
Royal Historic Society (Bendigo Branch)

Built c. 1851 moved & restored 1970 weight 35 tons

More lock ups in the Victorian Goldfields

Log Gaol at Carisbrook VIC

Some other lock-ups to check out throughout the Victorian Goldfields include:



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