Miner's Cottage

Yorke Peninsula

This fully restored 1870 mud-and-grass miner's cottage and garden is part of the sprawling Moonta Heritage Site, 1.5km east of town. It's typical of the compact living arrangements of the time (perhaps miners were used to cramped conditions).

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