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JP Waters Memorial Park


Shire of Quairading

Place Number

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Cnr Badjaling & Quairading-Bruce Rock Rds North Quairading

Location Details

8km east of Quairading at the intersection of the No.2 rabbit proof fence (Badjaling Road) and the Quairading Bruce Rock Road.

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Construction Date

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Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Apr 1996 Category 5

Category 5

An historic site without built features. Recommend that the site is recognised by means of a plaque, place name, interpretive material, or an architectural or urban design, in due course.

Statement of Significance

The site represents the historical significance of Waters and
other early settlers of the area.

Physical Description

A plaque and a vintage farm implement denote the site of the memorial arbour. A triangular shaped area of some 10 acres formed by the re-alignment of the Bruce Rock road. It is bounded by the old road (north) and new Bruce Rock Road (south), and the rabbit proof fence (east).


The Park was established by Warren Richards, of the pioneering
Richards family, in memory of JP Waters and the early settlers of the district.



Place Type

Historic Site


Epoch General Specific
Original Use MONUMENT\CEMETERY Monument
Present Use MONUMENT\CEMETERY Monument

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers

Creation Date

20 Jan 1997

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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