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Old Gaol & Police Quarters, Bridgetown


Heritage Council

Place Number

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144 Hampton St Bridgetown

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Bridgetown Police Station and Quarters (Fmr)
Old Gaol (Lock-Up)

Local Government



South West

Construction Date

Constructed from 1880 to 1996

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 28 Nov 2019 Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
Heritage List Adopted 18 Mar 1983 Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
State Register Registered 02 Sep 1997 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
RHP - To be assessed Current 10 Dec 2004

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 29 Mar 2018 Management Category A

Management Category A

Conservation of the place is essential. If not already, to be included on the Local Heritage List and recommended for assessment for entry into the State Register of Heritage Places (RHP). Development proposals to be assessed pursuant to SPP 3.5 Historic Heritage Conservation; a Conservation Management Plan (if one exists); and to reinforce the significance of the place. Places entered on the RHP are protected under the Heritage of Western Australia Act 1990. Development applications will require referral to the State Heritage Office, unless exempt.

Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
Municipal Inventory Adopted 28 Jun 2001 Category 1

Category 1

Highest level of protection appropriate: recommended for entry for entry into the State Register of Heritage Places; provide maximum encouragement to the owner to conserve the significance of the place.

Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
Classified by the National Trust Classified 03 Mar 1992

Parent Place or Precinct

00110 Bridgetown Town Centre Precinct

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
5706 Bridgetown : a selection of historical buildings. Report 1989
5810 Report of restoration work at the Old Jail (Gaol), Hampton Street, Bridgetown. Heritage Study {Other} 2002
9828 Bridgetown Police Station (known as the Old Gaol) and Quarters (fmr) Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2011
4803 Bridgetown Police Station and Lock Up - conservation management plan - December 2000. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2000

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Museum
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Police Station or Quarters
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Architectural Styles

Victorian Georgian
Federation Filigree

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof TIMBER Shingle
Wall METAL Other Metal
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

03 Feb 2017


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