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A town about 40 km E by N of the City of Bathurst, and about 8 km N of the Village of Meadow Flat. Boundaries within the Lithgow Council area shown on map GNB3689.
The first successful attempts in NSW to manufacture cement were carried out here late last century (Discover Australia, 1990).
So-named because the cement works there were reminiscent of the stone quarries at Portland, Kent, in the U.K.(What's in a name,Golden Press)
(data provided by The Geographical Names Board)
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