Blayney Town & Around website Central West NSW Newbridge Central Wes t NSW Can't find what you're looking for? Try the SEARCH box Set in a farming community Newbridge developed mainly from the railway arriving and the construction of the Railway Station in November,1876. On opening the station was originally called 'Back Creek'. The name was changed in April 1878 to 'Newbridge' with various explanations as to how the name came about. Our Thanks - could you please mention the Blayney Town & Around website when contacting any of the businesses, organisations listed. Newbridge ..a small country village in the Blayney Shire dating back to our early settlement days.
Mouse-Over (1)Newbridge Railway Station (1876) (2) Old Bakehouse building (1884/5) Mouse-Over (1) The Gladstone Hotel (early 1870s) (2) The Newbridge Public School (1877) Situated approx. 15K from Blayney and 30K from Bathurst in Central West NSW - Newbridge is a small village of roughly 100 residents The railway has always been key to Newbridge but unfortunately it is seldom used these days. However, the residents of Newbridge are proud of their past and their station and continue to up-keep the buildings and the station surrounds. Newbridge has won a number of awards for one of the best presented stations in the NSW. The Queen's Royal Train stopped overnight at Newbridge during the Royal Visit of 1970. The Gladstone Hotel - from the early 1870s The Newbridge public school - 1877 The Police Station - from the 1890s The Original Bakehouse building was built in 1884/5. The building was completed in 1909. a: Perhaps because of the construction of a pedestrian overhead bridge to the railway station. b: Owing to the strong Irish presence in the town - perhaps in relationship to Newbridge in Ireland. c: The Post Office which opened shortly after the Railway Station was called 'Duramana' and was confused with the Duramana locality 14K north of Bathurst. For whatever reason - the Railway Station, The Post Office and the Village all were re-named 'Newbridge". There are still buildings remaining from Newbridge's early settlement days. Providing a glimpse of yesteryear are - Newbridge Attractions and Events: Stringybark Craft Cottage (next to the Newbridge Hotel) Open Afternoons every Weekend. Arts and Crafts from residents of the Blayney Shire. On Occasions Newbridge Swap Meets TBA
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Bantry Grove Farms 519 Three Brothers Road Newbridge NSW 2795 ph: 02 6368 1036 Gladstone Hotel 26 Trunkey Road Newbridge NSW 2795 Glengowan Angus Stud Glengowan Newbridge NSW 2795 ph: 02 6368 1053 Hamer Earthmoving Aberfeldy, Village Road, Newbridge NSW 2795 ph: 02 6368 1137 Moorilda Pastoral Co Roseleigh Newbridge NSW 2795 ph: 02 6368 1045 Stringybark Craft Cottage Trunkey Road Newbridge NSW 2795 Two Sisters Restaurant 26 Trunkey Road Newbridge NSW 2795 NEWBRIDGE BUSINESS LISTINGS: Newbridge Public School Trunkey Street, Newbridge, NSW 2795 Central Tablelands, Central West NSW ph: (02) 6368 1042 The Blayney Windfarm consists of 15 Wind Turbine Generators situated between between Carcoar Dam and Mount Macquarie. B & B - Budget - Self Contained Accommodation Restaurant - Counter Lunches