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