kids encyclopedia robot

Penrice, South Australia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Penrice
South Australia
Population 337 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 5353
Location 2 km (1 mi) north of Angaston
LGA(s) Barossa Council
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Barker
Localities around Penrice:
Stockwell
Light Pass, Nuriootpa Penrice Moculta
Angaston

Penrice is a small town in the Barossa Valley of South Australia, just north of Angaston.

Penrice is the site of a large limestone and marble quarry which was operated by Penrice Soda Products until that company failed. The quarry was bought by Adelaide Brighton Cement as a going concern in July 2014. Penrice quarry Penrice Stone Train was the last customer of the Barossa Valley railway line, but the railway has not been used since Adelaide Brighton bought the quarry.

Penrice was named by Captain Rodda after Penrice, a town in Glamorganshire, Wales.

Penrice is in the Barossa Council local government area, the state electoral district of Schubert and the federal Division of Barker.

kids search engine
Penrice, South Australia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.