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Geraldton Lighthouse Tower & Quarters


Heritage Council

Place Number

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353-355 Chapman Rd Bluff Point

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Geraldton Historical Society Headquarters

Local Government

Greater Geraldton



Construction Date

Constructed from 1876

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 15 Dec 2015 City of Greater Geraldton
State Register Registered 09 Jul 1993 Register Entry

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Register of the National Estate Permanent 18 Apr 1989

Municipal Inventory Adopted 23 Jun 1998

Classified by the National Trust Classified 06 Dec 1982


Erected in 1876 the building consists of a rectangular tower for light with attached rooms for the quarters. All walls are of limestone, and it is constructed with a corrugated iron roof, with a verandah across the front. A timber lean-to at the rear contains added facilities for a bathroom etc, and is not included in the assessment. Now occupied by the Historical Society.

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11358 Cast iron pillar boxes of Western Australia: An early history of the J & E Ledger foundry Book 2015
3313 Bluff Point House Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters - Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Other} 1994
4128 Geraldton Lighthouse Keepers Cottage Bluff Point Conservation Works. Heritage Study {Other} 1999
4095 Bluff Leading Lights Geraldton : a brief history. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1999
7144 Lighthouse Keepers Cottage, Geraldton : architectural evaluation. Heritage Study {Other} 1984
4096 The establishment of the lighthouses at Champion Bay. Heritage Study {Other} 1999

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Other Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other Community Hall\Centre
Present Use Transport\Communications Comms: Housing or Quarters
Original Use Transport\Communications Water: Lighthouse

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Local Stone

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Cultural activities
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS River & sea transport

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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