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Springvale Homestead Heritage Sites

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Springvale Homestead was built in the 1880s and is the oldest standing homestead in the Northern Territory.

It comprises a stone homestead and detached barn along the banks of the Katherine River. The site includes Ronan Graves, and Alice Spriggs' grave site. Springvale Station was established in 1879 by Alfred Giles as part of Dr Browne's Northern Territory pastoral empire. The complex includes the homestead, store, Ronan family grave site and the immediate surrounding grounds to the river's edge.