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Eclipse Hill

Author

Shire of Gingin

Place Number

17817
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Location

Lot M 1448 Creighton Rd Gingin

Location Details

Eclipse Hill

Local Government

Gingin

Region

Avon Arc

Construction Date

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 18 Oct 2005 Category 4

Category 4

A site without built features, but of some cultural heritage significance to the Shire of Gingin.

Physical Description

SL 8659 - an area of 4049 metres square is the highest part of Eclipse Hilt.

History

This block was purchased by the Crown in c.1999 for use as a Trigonometric Station.The highest point on Eclipse Hill was named because there was an eclipse when found in the early explorations. In 1978, the mining of quartz sand began on Bare Hill. The grains of quartz are free from impurities and are very large It can be made into very strong concrete and has been used for the manufacture of roofing tiles, paving slabs etc. Yellow sand and gravel are also mined.

Place Type

Landscape

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original Use MINING Other
Present Use Transport\Communications Comms: Other

Creation Date

24 Apr 2007

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.