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Karrakatta Cemetery


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Railway Rd Karrakatta

Location Details

Other Name(s)

inc Cork Oak Tree

Local Government




Construction Date

1897, 1898

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 14 Sep 1990

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
RHP - Assessed-Stakeholder Consultation YES 29 Aug 2003 NA


Municipal Inventory Completed 15 Apr 1999 High level of protection - TPS

High level of protection - TPS

Municipal Inventory Adopted 27 Apr 1999 Category B

Category B

Worthy of a high level of protection; to be retained and conserved; provide maximum encouragement to the owner under the City of Nedlands Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any major redevelopment. Incentives to promote heritage conservation should be considered.

City of Nedlands




Name Association Type Date From Date To
Harold Boas, designed the lodge at the Subiaco entrance (demolished) Architect 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Western Australian gold boom Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
monumental masons Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
J. Winthrop Hackett and J. Talbot Hobbs, trustees Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Walter Hunter and Ralph Drexel designed the major buildings Architect 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
John Curtin, Prime Minister, buried here. Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
State of Western AUstralia Previous Owner 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Peter Cala, landscape architect Architect 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Lionel Boas Secretary 1901-1946 Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Perth War Graves Cemetery Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
George Temple Poole designed the Waiting House Architect 18/09/2014 18/09/2014
Lord John Forrest, premier of Western Australia, buried here Other Association 18/09/2014 18/09/2014

State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
Karrakatta cemetery : historical walk trail. Brochure 1996
0646372076 Memories eternal: the first 100 years of Karrakatta. Book 1999
9781921361791 Monuments and masons: cemeteries at Karrakatta, Fremantle, Guildford, Midland. Book 2009
Statesmen & scholars and other fascinating Western Australians : a tour guide for the Karrakatta Cemetery historical walk trail 1. Book 1996
A guide to historical military sites in the City of Nedlands. Brochure 2005

Place Type

Other Built Type


Epoch General Specific

Architectural Styles

Federation Academic Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile
Wall BRICK Face Brick
Other STONE Marble
Other STONE Granite
Other STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Local heroes & battlers
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES World Wars & other wars
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities

Creation Date

15 May 1996

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Last Update

18 Sep 2014


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