All Nations Hotel (Bridge Street)

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All Nations Hotel
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Town Ballarat
Street Bridge Street
Closed 5 November 1862
Known dates 1858-1862
Demolished Destroyed by fire, 1862

The All Nations Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1858-1862.

Site[edit | edit source]

The All Nations Hotel was on the south side of Bridge Street, between Peel Street and Grenville Street, opposite the offices of the Ballarat Star.[1]

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History[edit | edit source]

The hotel was offered for sale in December 1859:

ALL NATIONS' HOTEL, MAIN ROAD. CHARLES DYTE has received instructions from Mr Maxant to sell by private contract, That very valuable freehold allotment, described as allot 16, block D, having a frontage of 16 feet to the Main Road, by a depth of 99 feet, and a guaranteed extension of 166 feet, on which is erected, That very substantial superior two-storied public house known as The All Nations' Hotel, Containing Superior fitted bar, 15 feet X 14, large dining-room, store-room, sitting and bed-room, kitchen, with very Superior fixed cooking and heating stove, 2 servants' bedrooms, outhouses, stabling, fowl-houses, &c., and on the second story 7 very superior double and single bedded rooms. The house is very neatly furnished, and is doing an extensive trade, has been recently decorated, is divided by the creek from the adjoining house, is insured for an unexpired term of eleven months, and is only parted with for reasons which will be explained: the position is second to none in Ballarat. Further particulars may be obtained on the premises ; or of MR CHARLES DYTE Auctioneer, Main Road. Terms-Easy.[2]

The hotel was destroyed by a fire on 6 November 1862.[1] At the time the publican was William Bridges.[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 18, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 1859 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 23 December, p. 3. , viewed 20 Mar 2017,
  3. 3.0 3.1 1862 'FURTHER PARTICULARS.', Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935), 29 November, p. 6. , viewed 02 Sep 2019,
  4. 1858 'EASTERN POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 16 June, p. 2. , viewed 29 Sep 2019,
  5. 1858 'EASTERN POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 16 June, p. 2. , viewed 02 Nov 2019,
  6. 1859 'AFTERNOON SITTINGS.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 14 June, p. 3. , viewed 29 Aug 2019,

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