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John Horrocks Cottage

Price from $2

Overview

John Horrocks Cottage at Penwortham in the Clare Valley, South Australia, was built in 1839 by pioneer and explorer John Ainsworth Horrocks; one of the first white men to take up land in the area. He founded and named the village of Penwortham after his home in Lancashire, England.

The cottage is the oldest stone building north of Gawler, has been recently restored and is presented in as near original state as possible. Adjacent to the cottage is a restored stone out-building with a collection of photos and books depicting the history of the cottage and the local area.

Price

From $ 2 to $ 2

Features

  • Entity Facility

    Carpark
    Interpretive Centre
    Pet Friendly - Enquire
    Public Toilet

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled

    Disabled access available, contact operator for details

  • Accreditation

    Register of National Estate

  • Activities

    Walk

  • Tourism Organisation

    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation