Arthur Circus

Historic Arthur Circus is one of the cutest and most iconic streets in Battery Point and indeed the whole of Hobart. The cottages surrounding the village green of Arthur Circus were constructed for the officers of the garrison and are by today’s standards very small dwellings. Built around the same period as the Grand Old Duke,…

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The Grand Old Duke’s History

The Grand Old Duke was built in 1856 and was Battery Point’s third hotel. The area already had two pubs at the time – the Prince of Wales (est. 1846) and the Shipwrights Arms (est. 1846) but there was demand for more. The suburb’s population was steadily increasing and there were plenty of thirsty workers…

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