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Catherine McAuley Centre

Author

Heritage Council

Place Number

02231
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Location

18 Barrett St Wembley

Location Details

Includes: Benedictine Stables; Olive Trees; Cemetery; Old Chapel; St rochs; Laundry (fmr); St Vincent's Foundling Home (fmr); Kindergarten; Nursery; St Gerard's Hospital.

Other Name(s)

New Subiaco,Benedictine Monstery,St Vincents
Orphanage & Foundling Home,St Joseph's Orph

Local Government

Cambridge

Region

Metropolitan

Construction Date

Constructed from 1858 to 1990

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Permanent 03 Aug 2012 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

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

Classified by the National Trust Classified

Municipal Inventory Adopted 11 Dec 1996

Town of Cambridge

Condition

The Benedictine Monastery was demolished in 1979 and replaced by an administration block which was demolished c. 2006.

Associations

Name Type Year From Year To
Sister Martin Kelly Architect - -
Oldham, Boas, Ednie-Brown & Partners Architect - -
Archbishop Clune Architect - -
Andrea Stombuco Architect - -
Cavanagh & Cavanagh Architect - -
George McMullen Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
9579 Catherine McAuley Centre, Wembley: conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2009
3817 The Benedictine building Catherine McAuley Centre : conservation report. Heritage Study {Other} 1996
9578 Heritage trail: a journey through the history of MercyCare. Book 2008
9466 Signposts: a guide for children and young people in care in WA from 1920. Electronic 2010
67 Stables and chapel, Catherine McAuley Centre : conservation report. Report 1993
5122 The Benedictine building Catherine McAuley Centre : conservation report. Updated 16/6/1998. Heritage Study {Other} 1997
4124 The conservation of a monastry farmbuilding and chapel at Wembley: Catherine McAuley Centre. Heritage Study {Other} 1990

Place Type

Individual Building or Group

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use HEALTH Housing or Quarters
Original Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Original Use HEALTH Hospital
Original Use RELIGIOUS Housing or Quarters
Other Use EDUCATIONAL Combined School
Present Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Original Use EDUCATIONAL Pre-primary Centre

Architectural Styles

Style
Inter-War California Bungalow
Federation Queen Anne
Victorian Rustic Gothic
Inter-War Functionalist

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall RENDER Other Render
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall TILE Terracotta Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Religion
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Institutions

Creation Date

30 May 1989

Publish place record online (inHerit):

Approved

Last Update

01 Jan 2017

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