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Gingin Agricultural Hall - Site

Author

Shire of Gingin

Place Number

01077
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Location

Lot 138 Constable St Gingin

Location Details

Local Government

Gingin

Region

Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1899

Demolition Year

1978

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
Classified by the National Trust Recorded 03 Jul 1978

Heritage Council
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Oct 2005 Category 4

Category 4

A site without built features, but of some cultural heritage significance to the Shire of Gingin.

Physical Description

This unique building was described as a weatherboard classic constructed on timber stumps and framed and clad in timber.
Destroyed by fire in 1978. Now a carpark.

History

On an area surveyed next to the Police Station, a wooden Hall was constructed in 1899 In 1911 a verandah was added to the front and a staircase from the passage to the stage and a supper room at the rear. The Hall was used for community functions and schooling. In 1911 roller-skating was popular and fortnightly dances were held to raise money for hall maintenance. Picture shows were also popular and a projector room was added to the front. Between 1947 and 1952, repairs and extensions were carried out including a new stage, a kitchen and supper'room on the west side and external toilets. The Hall was destroyed by fire c November 1978. It all went in twenty minutes.

Condition

Site Only

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
H Udell: "History of Gingin".

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

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

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall TIMBER Weatherboard

Creation Date

24 Jan 1989

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

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