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Britannia Creek

(3797, 60 km E, Yarra Ranges Shire)

Britannia Creek is a locality in the Yarra Valley and the site of an 1859 goldfield. A former wood distillation plant which had operated between 1907 and the 1930s is now used for gatherings by the Girl Guides Association. Tarrango is an official alternative placename for the locality.

Andrew May

Winzenried, A.P., Britannia Creek: Wood distilling in the Warburton district, Original drawings by Jillienne Winzenried, APW Productions, Melbourne, 1986. Details