Oliver Hill Battery


Heritage Council

Place Number



Oliver Hill Rottnest Island

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Signal Station & Battery Observation Post

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1936

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
State Register Registered 03 Jul 1992 HCWebsite.Listing+ListingDocument

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Register of the National Estate Permanent 28 Sep 1982
Classified by the National Trust Classified 08 Feb 1980
Aboriginal Heritage Sites Register Recorded

Parent Place or Precinct

03650 Wadjemup/ Rottnest Island

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11573 H1 Gun, Oliver Hill, Rottnest Island Conservation works report 1998
9435 Oliver's Hill Battery. Ammunition hoist research. Heritage Study {Other} 1987
7653 Oliver Hill battery Rottnest Island conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2005
1036 Oliver Hill Battery : conservation assessment. Heritage Study {Other} 1995

Place Type

Historic site


Epoch General Specific
Original Use MILITARY Fort or Gun Emplacement
Present Use MILITARY Fort or Gun Emplacement

Historic Themes

General Specific
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES World Wars & other wars

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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