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Mount Hill - Site

Author

Shire of Gingin

Place Number

17907
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Location

Gingin

Location Details

Local Government

Gingin

Region

Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

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 18 Oct 2005 Category 4

Category 4

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

Statement of Significance

The site of the home of the early settlers.

History

In 1866 Henry Jones, one of three sons of Richard "Bull" Jones, after whom Bullsbrook is named, married Mary Ann Gee of Woodloes near the Junction and founded Mount Hill on the Gingin Brook about three miles up from Woodloes. About 1900 a new house was built at Mount Hill. In 1922 Mount Hill was sold to the Troy family, who continued to farm it after Thomas Troy's death in 1937, aged 84 Mount Hill was sold to Ernest Lee Steere in 1960.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Settlements

Creation Date

02 Aug 2007

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

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