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Shire of Gingin

Place Number

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Cheriton Rd Gingin

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Shaddow Downs

Local Government



Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
RHP - Assessed - Below Threshold Current 25 Oct 1996

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Register of the National Estate Permanent 28 Sep 1982

Heritage Council
Classified by the National Trust Classified 03 Jul 1978

Heritage Council
Municipal Inventory Adopted 17 Nov 1994 Category C

Category C

A place of some cultural heritage significance to the Shire of Gingin. No constraints. Recommend: Encourage retention of the place, and document the place if retention is not possible.

Physical Description

The homestead is delightfuly situated on a slight elevation below Mount Ginginup in the Cheriton valley. The walls are diatomaceous earth which was quarried on the property. Windows and doors and comers of the house are framed in red brick. The house is surrounded by a verandah with a bull nose iron roof. All rooms have a fireplace. The house has a central hallway. The roof is high pitched and topped by four double chimneys and one single high chimney. Renovation has modified the original Edwardian character of the house. The property has been upgraded and extended to a modern residence. There is a Swimming Pool under the main roof.


Very Good

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use FARMING\PASTORAL Homestead
Original Use FARMING\PASTORAL Homestead

Architectural Styles

Federation Academic Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Other Stone

Creation Date

24 Jul 1995

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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