Bathurst Street, Sydney

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Bathurst Street
New South Wales
Bathurst street sydney nsw.jpg
Bathurst Street
Coordinates 33°52′28″S 151°12′23″E / 33.8745615717°S 151.2063378260°E / -33.8745615717; 151.2063378260Coordinates: 33°52′28″S 151°12′23″E / 33.8745615717°S 151.2063378260°E / -33.8745615717; 151.2063378260
General information
Type Street
Length 650 m (0.4 mi)[1]
Major junctions
West end Harbour Street, Sydney
East end Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Bathurst Street is a street in the central business district of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. Bathurst Street runs for 650 metres (2,130 ft) in an west-east direction with traffic flowing in this direction only.[1][2] It is situated in the southern portion of the central business district. The western terminus of Bathurst Street is at Harbour Street, Darling Harbour, with the eastern terminus at Elizabeth Street, adjacent to Hyde Park.

From west to east, Bathurst Street crosses Sussex, George, Pitt, and Castlereagh streets.

Bathurst Street was named by Governor Macquarie in honour of Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst, the UK Secretary of State for War and the Colonies between 1812 and 1827.[3][4]



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  4. ^ "History of Sydney Streets" (MS Excel (for download)). Sydney Streets. City of Sydney. 4 December 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Thornton's Scent Bottle". Water Supply and Sewerage. City of Sydney. 
  6. ^ a b c Australian Heritage Commission (1981), The Heritage of Australia: the illustrated register of the National Estate, South Melbourne: The Macmillan Company of Australia in association with the Australian Heritage Commission, ISBN 978-0-333-33750-9 
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  8. ^ "Bank of NSW". NSW State Heritage Register. Office of Environment & Heritage, Government of New South Wales. 5 September 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2016.