Carrington Street, Adelaide

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Carrington Street
South Australia
Albert Terrace, Carrington Street, Adelaide.jpg
This row of terraced houses in Carrington Street was constructed in 1880 for Charles Wylde, a draper, and is one of the largest terraces erected in Adelaide. It was designed by Daniel Garlick and constructed using bluestone (slate) from Mitcham.[1][2]
Adelaide city centre
Coordinates 34°55′52″S 138°36′22″E / 34.931°S 138.606°E / -34.931; 138.606
General information
Type Street
Location Adelaide
Length 1.5 km (0.9 mi)[3]
Major junctions
west end King William Street
east end East Terrace
LGA(s) City of Adelaide

Carrington Street is a street in the south-eastern sector of the centre of Adelaide,[4] South Australia. It runs east-west, from East Terrace to King William Street, blocked at Hutt Street and crossing Pulteney Street.

Carrington Street was named after John Abel Smith (Lord Carrington), a member of the National Colonisation Society of 1830, on 23 May 1837.[5]

Carrington Street runs from King William Street to East Terrace, Adelaide. It is one of the narrow streets of the Adelaide grid, at 1 chain (66 ft; 20 m) wide.

Junction list[edit]

Location km[3] mi Destinations Notes
Adelaide city centre 0 0.0 Victoria Square, King William Street Continues as Wright Street
0.55 0.34 Pulteney Street On northern edge of Hurtle Square
0.75 0.47 Regent Street North North side only. Cyclists may continue to Regent Street South.
1.1 0.68 Hutt Street Median strip in Hutt Street prevents through traffic on Carrington Street
1.5 0.93 East Terrace
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

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  1. ^ Australian Terrace Houses - Albert Terrace.[1] Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities - Australian Heritage Database. [2] Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  3. ^ a b Google (11 December 2016). "Carrington Street, Adelaide" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  4. ^ 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4. 
  5. ^ "History of Adelaide Through Street Names - Streets Named on the 23rd May, 1837". 2005-03-04. Retrieved 2009-04-24.