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Archaeological Material - Rusted Horse Shoe, Horse Tramways Shed, High Street (Kew)

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Horse shoe excavated from the Kew Recreation Centre site [old Council Depot] in High Street, Kew donated by Mr Poulter, City Engineer, City of Kew. The shoe may have been made for one of the horses that pulled the Kew Horse Tram.
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Historical information
The site on which the shoe was discovered has had a number of uses before it was a Council Depot. The site is marked on the old Board of Works map as a Tram Shed.
Last updated
5 Mar 2019 at 10:53PM