From Separation or Dennis Streets to Dundas Street was known as Plenty Road. Changed ? High Street with Hoddle Street, Punt Road and Barkly Street together form the 'Hoddle Line'. This was the north-south axis drawn by Robert Hoddle when surveying Greater Melbourne and Victoria. It was exactly two miles east of Batman's Hill. All roads were measured from this line.
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