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Hordern Hotel


Town of Narrogin

Place Number

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47 Federal St Narrogin

Location Details

Local Government

Narrogin (T)



Construction Date

Constructed from 1922, Constructed from 1890

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

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
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Dec 1996 Category B

Category B

A place of considerable cultural heritage significance to Town of Narrogin that is worthy of recognition and protection through provisions of the Town of Narrogin Town Planning Scheme. Planning Application needs to be submitted to Town of Narrogin for any proposed development and referred to Regional Wheatbelt Heritage Adviser for comment. Recommend: Retain and conserve the place. Document the place per HCWA Archive recommendations if retention is not possible.

Statewide Hotel Survey Completed 01 Nov 1997

Heritage Council

Statement of Significance

The building is significant on the following grounds:
1. Built by Michael Brown - the third structure with this name on this site, present erected in
2. Named after Anthony Hordern, the entrepreneur who created the WA Land Company
which built the private railway in 1880s.
3. Major social venue for all classes of people.
4. Many major functions held there, eg. first Pioneer Dinner, the Charter Dinner of the Apex
Club, Narrogin's first service club in September 1946.

Physical Description

Brick and iron hotel of two storeys. Features simple verandah over
footpath with arched windows.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn
Present Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Hospitality industry & tourism

Creation Date

21 Feb 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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