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Whispering Pines


City of Albany

Place Number

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120 Burgoyne Rd Albany

Location Details

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1990, Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
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Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Jun 2001 Category B

Category B

• Requires a high level of protection. • Provide maximum encouragement to the owner under the City of Albany Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. • A more detailed Heritage Assessment/Impact Statement to be undertaken before approval given for any major redevelopment. • Incentives to promote heritage conservation should be considered.

Statement of Significance

This house has an interesting story behind it's construction. Originally built in c.1900 the upper part of the house was extended an 1916 and then again in the 1980's. It has aesthetic, historic and representative heritage value.

Physical Description

Elevated position - high streetscape value
Two-storey residence, the ground floor built of stone, the upper floor of hand-made bricks.
Hipped roof
Projecting wing with gable and finial
Timber verandah on upper floor
Rendered architraves around the windows and front door
Timber balustrading and wrought iron lacework
Chimney with moulded capping
Stone retaining wall adds to streetscape character
Extension tastefully done, in keeping with the rest of the building
Internally the house has pressed tin ceilings, jarrah and pine floors


This house was originally a single storey stone building constructed between 1900-1905. It was then extended c1916 when an upper floor of hand-made bricks was added.
In the 1880-1890's a 'charcter' extension at the back was added, in keeping with the original stone structure. Two old pine trees, thought to be almost a hundred years old, give the place
its name, 'Whispering Pines'.


Integrity: High




Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
L Johnson; "Town of Albany Heritage Survey". City of Albany 1994
R Bodycoat; "Assessment for the Town of Albany <unicipal Heritage Inventory" City of Albany 1995
Heritage Database City of Albany 1994
Heritage TODAY Site visit and Assessment 1999

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use RESIDENTIAL Two storey residence
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Two storey residence

Architectural Styles

Federation Queen Anne

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other TIMBER Other Timber
Wall STONE Local Stone
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

17 Aug 1995

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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