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West Toodyay School - Site of

Author

Shire of Toodyay

Place Number

12224
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Location

Julimar Rd West Toodyay

Location Details

GPS: 0445018 6511350

Local Government

Toodyay

Region

Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1902

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 27 Aug 1998 Category 3

Category 3

Recognition of cultural heritage value; Provide recognition and protection through the processes of the Town Planning Scheme. Recommend that the place is retained and conserved if possible. Photographically record the place to any major redevelopment or demolition.

Statement of Significance

The site has historic value for its association with the West Toodyay School and education between 1901 and 1920. The site has social value for the generations of student who attended the school. The site has research value as it has potential to contain subsurface archaeological remains.

Physical Description

A marker stone with a plaque marks the site of the former school which is now just bushland.

History

The West Toodyay School as the first fully sponsored government school in the vicinity of Toodyay. Built in 1902 it was a timber framed and corrugated iron clad building. It closed in 1920. Kate Waters planed the lemon scented gum on Arbour Day in 1912. Materials from the school building were used in the construction of the shearing shed on 'Woodendale' in 1929.

Integrity/Authenticity

None

Condition

Site Only

Place Type

Historic Site

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Primary School
Original Use EDUCATIONAL Primary School

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Education & science

Creation Date

21 Sep 1998

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

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