Location 413
Location #413 - Explosives Magazine
Map 6



Bannockburn Creek


Location #413 - Explosives Magazine Bannockburn Creek / Slaughteryard Hill eastern side in the clay above the cliff above the old Cairnmuir Road.

Still Standing


This area was destroyed by the Lake Dunstan road re-alignment earthworks.

Construction Details

Short tunnel into the clay cliff with a steel door.

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 c1930 D A Jolly Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3365 C1930 Location Bannockburn Creek, in the eastern side of Slaughteryard Hill, in the clay cliff above the old Cairnmuir Road. This area has now been extensively altered for the Lake Dunstan lake shore. The location was between the boat ramp and the toilet block.
3367 c1930 Construction It appears that the magazine consisted of a short drive cut into the clay cliff. The entrance was secured with a steel door.
3368 c1930 General notes. It appears that about this time, the Cromwell general store of D A Jolly used location #413 as their explosives store. It is not known if this drive was part of previous mining activities, or was excavated specially for D A Jolly as a magazine. There is no record of when the magazine was first used.


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