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Waroona Post Office

Author

Shire of Waroona

Place Number

15926
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Location

2 Millar St Waroona

Location Details

Local Government

Waroona

Region

Peel

Construction Date

Constructed from 1897

Demolition Year

1980

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 28 Nov 1995 Category 5

Category 5

Historic Site or Significant Vegetation i Historic site without built features; historic site/building much modified or with association to historic personage/s (i.e. monument/memorial); or a cultural or natural landscape valued by the community. Recommendations: Recognise the significance with a plaque, paving stone or appropriate marker; incorporate into Heritage Trails; liaise with relevant government agencies and owners to retain and conserve quality and significance of the site and setting.

Statement of Significance

Significant for its continued tradition of the Waroona Post Office being located on this site. The post office is always a meeting place for the local community.

Physical Description

A single storey brick building with a parapet wall forming the facade, and a flat roof modest verandah and double glass doors.

History

The first post office in Waroona, built 1897, was also located in Millar Street near the corner of Fouracre Street and constructed of timber weatherboard. After the present post office was built, the original post office became the Civil Defence building. It was demolished in 1980.

Condition

Site Only

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office
Original Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office

Architectural Styles

Style
Late 20th-Century International

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Face Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS Mail services

Creation Date

28 Jan 2002

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

This information is provided voluntarily as a public service. The information provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.