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Lynton Convict Hiring Depot (Ruins)


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Henderson Tce off Port Gregory Rd Yallabatharra

Location Details

off Port Gregory Road - INCLUDES Sanford House

Other Name(s)

Port Gregory Hiring Station/Depot
Sanford House

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1853 to 1856

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 15 May 2020 Shire of Northampton
State Register Registered 02 Jun 1995 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 19 Apr 1996 Category 1A

Category 1A

HIGHLY SIGNIFICANT AT STATE LEVEL. Highest level of protection appropriate. Provide maximum incentives under the Town Planning Scheme with encouragement to the owner to conserve the significance of the place. Prepare a floor plan and photographically record the place prior to any redevelopment.

Shire of Northampton
Aboriginal Heritage Sites Register Permanent

Register of the National Estate Permanent 26 Mar 1985

Classified by the National Trust Classified 06 Mar 1984

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
8474 Building a colony: the convict legacy. Book 2006
4250 Lynton Convict Hiring Depot-Depot Building Port Gregory Conservation Works: Final Report Heritage Study {Other} 1999
2491 An archaeological study of the Lynton convict hiring depot. Report 1993
5592 Sanford House : conservation works (final report). Conservation works report 2002
11815 Henderson & Coy : Royal Engineers & the Convict Establishment Fremantle Western Australia 1850 - 1872 Book 2017
11734 Lynton: a study of the convict hiring depot Heritage Study {Other} 1982
11569 Landscapes of Redemption: Tracing the path of a Convict Miner in Western Australia Heritage Study {Other} 2010
7946 Port Gregory convict hiring depot, lockup. Final conservation works report - grant allocation 2004/2005. Job number 05147 Conservation works report 2005
6426 A preliminary study of convict sites in Western Australia (draft). Heritage Study {Other} 1997
5959 Mrs Mulder's trough; Konnongoring Hall; Perenjori; Hawes, Mullewa; Lynton Heritage Site; Hassell Homestead. Video 1991
5753 Homesteads of the mid west region of Western Australia. Book 1997
3911 Lynton Heritage Structural Report on Stables, Depot and Lockup-Prepared for RW & SF Simkin Heritage Study {Other} 1999
3037 Lynton Conservation Works - Final Report Heritage Study {Other} 1993
5130 Lynton Heritage : conservation plan / by Considine and Griffiths Architects Pty Ltd. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Gaol
Present Use VACANT\UNUSED Vacant\Unused

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Workers {incl. Aboriginal, convict}

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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