Historical information

This cast iron hitching rail, designed to accommodate horses on Sturt Street Ballarat, incorporates a bronze plaque dedicated to the Australian Poet Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870).


The memorial is of historic and aesthetic significance to the people of Ballarat

Physical description

Ornate cast iron post designed for hitching horses

Inscriptions & markings

A.L. GORDON, AUSTRALIAN POET, 1833 - 1870 (on plaque)