coxs road dreaming

Coxs Road Dreaming

coxs road dreaming

72.Lewin’s Pitts Amphitheatre Painting:

72.Lewin’s Pitts Amphitheatre Painting:

Location: Coming from Bathurst into Katoomba, take left turn overpass road over GWH and continue along Valley Road which becomes Narrow Neck Road, turn right into Famells Road and continue 470m to near cliff-line and access north running track by foot. Position oneself to compare scenic vista to west with Lewin’s 1815 paining of Pitts Amphitheatre

Altitude, Lat/Long: 949m AHD;-33.7138,150.2928;

Time required at site: 1-2 hrs

Relevance to Cox’s Road: Pitts Amphitheatre was named by Macquarie in 1815 and sketched by John Lewin at an uncertain location, looking westward, 600-800m from Cox’s Road.