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Bell Cottage (ruin), Rockingham


Heritage Council

Place Number

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371 Mandurah Rd Rockingham

Location Details

INDEFINITE EXT'N TO INTERIM REGISTRATION Inc: ruined cottage, 3 Peppercorn trees and ruins of a limestone masonry barn

Other Name(s)


Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1868

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Interim Extension Indefinite 27 Sep 2002 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 22 Dec 1998 Category A+

Category A+

Already recognised at the highest level - the WA State Register of Heritage Places. Development requires consultation with both the Heritage Council of Western Australia and the local government authority. Maximum encouragement to the owner should be provided under the City of Rockingham Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. Incentives to promote heritage conservation should be also be considered.

City of Rockingham
Register of the National Estate Indicative Place

Classified by the National Trust Classified 08 Jul 2002

RHP - To be assessed Current 19 Apr 2013

Parent Place or Precinct

03841 East Rockingham Heritage Precinct


Needs restoration

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
3808 Study of conservation options for Thorpe, Thomas and Bell Cottages East Rockingham, Western Australia. Heritage Study {Other} 1997
4881 Woodbine (also known as Bell Cottage) : conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1999
9464 Heritage report on East Rockingham settlement for City of Rockingham, Town of Kwinana and Landcorp. Heritage Study {Other} 0
8421 Urgent works report : East Rockingham heritage precinct. Book 1998
11623 Bell Cottage, East Fremantle archaeologiocal management plan Heritage Study {Other} 2017

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use VACANT\UNUSED Vacant\Unused
Original Use FARMING\PASTORAL Cottage
Original Use FARMING\PASTORAL Shed or Barn

Architectural Styles

Victorian Georgian

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof TIMBER Shingle
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers
PEOPLE Famous & infamous people
OCCUPATIONS Domestic activities
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Workers {incl. Aboriginal, convict}
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Immigration, emigration & refugees

Creation Date

28 Apr 1989

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Last Update

09 Mar 2017


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