Elliston Eyre Peninsula

DID YOU KNOW? Bramfield was the original township of the Elliston District. Cobb and Co stopped here on their way to Colton from Port Lincoln. The area is known for its two orchards producing organically grown fruit and nuts which are available for sale locally. Driving west, watch for the first glimpse of shining Waterloo Bay and the islands beyond - a truly wonderful sight! BRAMFIELD CEMETERY This is the burial place of many early settlers, as Bramfield was regarded as the local town in the days before Elliston grew to take its place. Look for the grave of Mr William Griffiths Tree who was a local land owner and a shearer. Mr Tree had his headstone made by Tilletts Memorials in Adelaide at least two years before his death at Elliston on 21st July 1959. Except for the date of his death, Mr Tree arranged for some of his history to be engraved on it, returning to Tilletts on at least ten occasions to update the information. His shearing tallies were all achieved with the art of the blade shears. Wheaton Rd Flinders Hwy Chintabie St Main St Beach Tce Beach Tce Anderson St Cheetina Tce Murray St Devon St Sunny St LittleSt Symnes St Port Kenny Area School Port Kenny Caravan Park Port Kenny Hotel Por t Kenny Jetty P ATM Public BBQ Boat Ramp Caravan Park Cemetery Chemist Food Fuel Hospital Mechanical Memorial Motel Parking Picnic Table Playground Police Post Office Public Telephone Public Toilet Safe Swimming Scenic Lookout Supermarket Surfing Visitor Info Outlet Walking/Cycling Track S To Elliston Sandham St Ocean View Rd English St Thomas St Bay Rd Weyland Dr James St Matson Tce South Head Walking Trail Venus Bay Jetty South Head Needle Eye Lookout VENUS BAY Venus Bay Caravan Park Venus Bay General Store Seat P Sheringa, situated on the Flinders Highway 40 km south of Elliston, is a small township surrounded by pastoral properties. It was established in 1876 and was formerly home to a boarding house and changing station for horses, then to the telephone exchange and post office for the local community. Sheringa Beach offers a camping area and campsite toilets, some 4x4 only. Images: (top left) Port Kenny; (bottom left) Sunset, Veuns Bay; (bottom right) Sheringa Sand Dunes. e l l i s ton. com. au 15

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