Hordern Hotel


Town of Narrogin

Place Number



47 Federal St Narrogin

Location Details

Local Government

Narrogin (T)



Construction Date

Constructed from 1922, Constructed from 1890

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management
Municipal Inventory Adopted 30 Dec 1996 Category B
Statewide Hotel Survey Completed 01 Nov 1997

Statement of Significance

The building is significant on the following grounds: 1. Built by Michael Brown - the third structure with this name on this site, present erected in 1922. 2. Named after Anthony Hordern, the entrepreneur who created the WA Land Company which built the private railway in 1880s. 3. Major social venue for all classes of people. 4. Many major functions held there, eg. first Pioneer Dinner, the Charter Dinner of the Apex Club, Narrogin's first service club in September 1946.

Physical Description

Brick and iron hotel of two storeys. Features simple verandah over footpath with arched windows.

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn
Present Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Hospitality industry & tourism

Creation Date

21 Feb 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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