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Lake Clifton Tunnels


Shire of Waroona

Place Number

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Preston Beach Rd, Yalgorup National Pk Preston Beach

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Yalgorup Tunnels

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1890

Demolition Year


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

Tunnels have historic significance and demostrated early methods of tunneling and use of natural resources.

Physical Description

A series of tunnels set in limestone hills and rocky outcrops.


A series of tunnels set in limestone hills & rocky outcrops. Tunnels were dug by hand picks & the limestone carted by wheelbarrow supposedly for Bunbury breakwater.


Site Only

Place Type



Epoch General Specific
Present Use OTHER Other
Original Use MINING Other

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Technology & technological change
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Resource exploitation & depletion

Creation Date

16 Jun 1997

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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