Summary: An Aboriginal Shelter with Art in a gully near Linden ridge, Strattons Cave has over 30 hand stencils in red ochre.

Informally called Strattons Cave due the name “A J Stratton” and the the date 1959 being inscribed on the wall, this shelter off Lindens Ridge contains Aboriginal rock art as well as signs of European visitation.

The back wall of the shelter is covered by a large number of hand stencils in red ochre – over 30 in total.

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Many of them are fairly weathered, and there are many more stencils than it appears at first glance.

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