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Waroona Cemetery

Author

Shire of Waroona

Place Number

03081
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Location

389 Mitchell Av Waroona

Location Details

Local Government

Waroona

Region

Peel

Construction Date

Constructed from 1903

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 2007 Category 2

Category 2

Conservation Highly Recommended Of very considerable value to the Municipality. High level of protection appropriate; Provide maximum encouragement to the owner/s under the Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place; Encourage owner/s to reinstate and/or retain original fabric/features of the place (i.e. verandahs, shingles, timber windows) All development applications (including demolition) should be considered by Council Photographically record the place prior to any major development or demolition. Recommendations: Incorporate within Town Planning Scheme. Design guidelines/heritage policies should be developed in order to enhance and conserve the place in context with its location.

Statement of Significance

This is the first and only cemetery in the Shire of Waroona and contains the graves of the early pioneers.

Physical Description

The area of the cemetery comprise approx. 200m2 and is divided into four Christian sects - Anglican, Presbyterian, Methodist and Catholic.

History

Anglican, Presbyterian, Methodist and Catholic
First buried was in 1903. This was the first and only cemetery in the Shire of Waroona and contains the graves of the early pioneers

Place Type

Historic site

Uses

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

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Early settlers
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Immigration, emigration & refugees

Creation Date

17 Jun 1991

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

Disclaimer

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