Windsor Castle Hotel, Victoria Square, 1949


Photo taken 01 January 1949

B 21725 Windsor Castle Hotel on the south corner of Franklin Street and Victoria Square. Established in 1850 and rebuilt about in 1880, it was demolished in 1954. Hartley Bishop was the last owner having taken the license in 1934. "QUOITS. A quoit match for a small stake was played on Monday afternoon on the new ground at the rear of Mr. George Sorrell's Windsor Castle Hotel between Messrs. Catchlove and Mace and Messrs. Wadey and Sorrell, and was won by the former. Catchlove and Mace led from the start, and beat their opponents by nine points. The ground had been carefully prepared by Mr. Sorrell. A series of matches will be held." The Register. Tuesday 10 May 1887, page 7 The hotel in 1865: www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/40680... See the hotel circa 1879: www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/22323... Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia.