Grid Reference -41.355082, 146.069582
Department Forestry Tasmania
District Devonport
Region North West
Grading ?
Elevation (ASL) 640m
Height 16m
Construction Steel
Cabin size 5m x 5m
Public access to site No
In use since 1955? - 20??
Photo (2007) was supplied by Martin Piesse

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Photos (Aug 2020) taken and supplied by Michael Horton
Second photo shows the bottom ladder removed.
Third photo shows vandalised gate on access track.

On Dec 23rd 2021, we received the following sad message from Eric v/d Neut: "Have been advised by a friend that the Watts Hill fire tower near Nietta in NW Tassie, no longer exists, had not been used since the 90s, but when he went up the other day it had been totally removed. He road his motorbike up as its hard to access, he is not sure if Forestry removed it or scavengers".

Eric also supplied this photo, believed to be taken in the late 1970s. There is no cat-walk and the windows are different,
so at some time, the tower must have had a cabin replacement/upgrade.
If you can add any more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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