A complex of homestead buildings constructed in bluestone c1873 for Henry Chalk, pastoralist. The complex includes house, kitchen, men's quarters, stables, barn and smithy. The ruins of Chalk's No. 1 Mine are nearby. The house has two storeys and an encircling verandah. The stables feature semi-circular windows. The complex shows remarkable unity of design, materials and detail. It is historically important, and a dominant feature of the townscape and landscape.
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