Beneath the modern Bank Arcade are the remains of Hobart’s oldest known building. Owner John Short will bring this curious little building’s history to life and reveal its connection to Royal Navy officer and colonial administrator William Bligh.

Address: Bank Arcade, Liverpool St, Hobart

Open: Tours Saturday 9 November

Highlights: An insight into the history of the building and its ancient basement

Tours: 10am, 11am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm

Building specs: Type: Retail and Offices. Year Built: 1805, 1835, 1860, 1958. Architects: William Collins, Salier & Glaskin

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