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Year Built: 1860
Condition: Site

Nine Mile Hut

Located south of Selwyn. This was a substantial mining site, with buildings located along the valley. None now remain.

Brief History

First opened in 1860, then converted into a village, which later supported the Empress Mine, that was put in from 1890 to 1910. The primary objective was gold ore.

Bill Hughes was born here in March 1903, into a bark roofed hut with a sand floor.


  • Hueneke Pp88, 94, 108, 111

Last updated  24 November 2020