Carcoar’s Stoke Hotel

Stoke Hotel Carcoar NSW Sept 1926 NBA ANU

Stoke Hotel, Carcoar, NSW, 1926. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University

Stoke Hotel Carcoar NSW DEcember 1930 NBA ANU

Stoke Hotel, Carcoar, NSW, 1930. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University

One of the oldest and most , historic hostelries in the western districts the “Stoke Hotel,” at Carcoar, which is nearly 90 years old, has ceased to exist as an hotel. It has been purchased by Messrs. Hugh Heavener and Co., from the estate of the late J. J. Smith. The old Stoke Hotel has seen many changes in Carcoar. It saw the bushranging days, the days of Cobb and Co., the horse and bullock team, the advent of the railway and many other historic events.

– Lithgow Mercury Wednesday 21 October 1936

Carcoar Map showing hotel locations 1930 NBA ANU

Circa 1938 Map of Carcoar, showing the location of the three hotels (Victoria, Stoke and Royal). Picture: Noel Bultin Archives, Australian National University

Former Stokes Hotel Carcoar NSW Google

The former Stoke Hotel, Carcoar, NSW. Today the historic building operates as a bed and breakfast and cafe. Picture: Google Streetview


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