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Scout/Guide Hall

Author

Shire of Waroona

Place Number

04394
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Location

Fouracre St Waroona

Location Details

Local Government

Waroona

Region

Peel

Construction Date

Constructed from 1940

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 28 Nov 1995 Category 3

Category 3

Conservation Encouraged Significant as an individual building within the Municipality. Retain and conserve if possible; Endeavour to conserve the significance of the place through the provisions of the Town Planning Scheme; Photographically record the place prior to any major redevelopments or demolition. Recommendations: Incorporate in Heritage Precincts within the Town Planning Scheme.

Statement of Significance

The hall has played an important part in the community, social and cultural life of Waroona in its many roles as a church, slavation army headquaters, and now a Scout/Guide Hall.

Physical Description

A single storey symmetrical building with timber and weatherboard cladding to dado height then asbestos clad to roof on exposed timber footings with access via timber stairs. The hall has a gabled roof and gabled front porch both with half-timbered effect in the gable, double hung sas windows and a sun hood is located on the northern side window.

History

Possibly built in 1941, for the Salvation Army, although its style is more reminiscent of the Federation period (1890-1915). It was then taken over and used as the Baptist Church, possibly in the mid-late 1960s, then in the 1970s was turned into the Scout and Guide Hall, which was their second headquarters.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other Community Hall\Centre
Original Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Other Community Hall\Centre

Architectural Styles

Style
Federation Carpenter Gothic

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall TIMBER Weatherboard
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Religion

Creation Date

21 Aug 1995

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

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