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Giralia Station

Author

Shire of Exmouth

Place Number

10625
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Location

Burkett Rd Lyndon Location

Location Details

Local Government

Exmouth

Region

Gascoyne

Construction Date

1910, 1916

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 03 Sep 1999 Heritage Council

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 01 Jan 1800

Municipal Inventory Adopted 19 Feb 1998 Unknown

Unknown

Statement of Significance

Giralia Station has aesthetic, historic and cultural significance. The original scction of Giralia Station is a good example of construction in remote locations before the turn of the century. It provides an insight into
the lifesty le of pastoralists in the Gascovne Region.

Physical Description

The 1910 accommodation building on Giralia Station has corrugated iron walls and roof with pressed tin ceilings. This has been retained for use despite extensive additions in 1916 to create what is now the mainhomestead. The newer section also has corrugated iron walls and roofing but some walls and and the ceilings are constructed of tongue and groove timber.

History

The original grant of 204.698 acrcs of Giralia Station was taken up by H R Frencry & Co as leasehold from the WA Government in 1888. The first part of the homestead was built in 1910 and additions were made in the form of the present homestead in 1916. In 1921 the Blake family took over the property and continued to graze sheep. In 1972 Rac and Denver purchased the shares from other members of their family, becoming the sole owners of the property. Further additions to the homestead were made in 1976 and the area of the property has expanded to 265.000ha (654.000 acres).

Associations

Name Association Type Date From Date To
H R Frencry & Co Previous Owner 1888 -
Rac and Denver Previous Owner 1972 -

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Tourist Information pamphlet on Giralia Station; "The Real Outback".

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original FARMING\PASTORAL Other
Other OTHER Other
Present FARMING\PASTORAL Other

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall METAL Corrugated Iron
Other TIMBER Other Timber

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Grazing, pastoralism & dairying

Creation Date

24 Feb 1998

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

1 Mar 2012

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.