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Wolwolling Pool

Author

Shire of Narrogin

Place Number

13560
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Location

Wiese Rd Highbury

Location Details

Local Government

Narrogin (S)

Region

Wheatbelt

Construction Date

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 30 Dec 1996

Heritage Council

Statement of Significance

The site is significant on the following grounds: HISTORIC:
1. Important for close association with individuals whose activities have been significant within the history of the area. The pool was a major source of water for early settlers and gave the original name of Wolwolling to the settlement at Highbury.
SOCIAL:
1. The scene of regular picnic and sports days in earlier times.

Physical Description

A large pool situated on the Arthur River surrounded by bush.
On the west bank is situated an old York Gum tree with a blaze on it enscribed with S3 representing the Saw Survey in 1887. About three metres from this tree is a peg with the marking Q8. The surveyor Oxley traversed the Yilliminning and Arthur Rivers in 1892 from this point.
On its east bank lies the grave of James McDonald.

Place Type

Urban Open Space

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other
Original Use Transport\Communications Water: Other

Creation Date

03 Jun 1999

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Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

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