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The Tide Guage House

This small bluestone building was built in the late 1850s by convict labour from the old prison hulks, and originally stood at Point Gellibrand. It kept a record of tides until 1943, when it was abandoned. The Tide Gauge was moved to Commonwealth Reserve in 1955. It now stands near the anchor of the ‘Nelson’, one of the flagships of the old Victorian Colonial Navy.






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