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Lower Kalgan Hall

Author

City of Albany

Place Number

15589
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Location

Nanarup Rd Lower Kalgan

Location Details

Local Government

Albany

Region

Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1954

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category B

Category B

• Requires a high level of protection. • Provide maximum encouragement to the owner under the City of Albany 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.

Statement of Significance

The Lower Kalgan Hall has recently been renovated (1998) with funds from a grant. The hall was built in 1954 and is still an important place for community social gatherings.

Physical Description

Set in the middle of a farming area, back from the road
Surrounded by large gravel parking area with a backdrop of mature conifer trees
Timber and fibreboard cladding on walls
Gable corrugated iron roof
Gabled portico over main entry

History

This hall was built in c1954 to replace an older hall that had been the centre of community meetings for many
years but the community had outgrown its facilities. Building fabric of the old hall was used in the floor of the
kitchen of the new hall. The hall is used for monthly dances, meetings by such groups as the Progress
Association and playgroup. Renovations in 1998 included having the whole hall painted and the floorboards
polished and resealed.

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: High
Modifications: Extension in 1998

Condition

Excellent

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999
"Oral History from Edith Webb,". Heritage TODAY and David Heaver Architects 1989

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other Community Hall\Centre
Present Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other Community Hall\Centre

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall TIMBER Other Timber

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment

Creation Date

28 Mar 2000

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

This information is provided voluntarily as a public service. The information provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.