King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women


Heritage Council

Place Number



Cnr Barker Rd & Railway Pde Subiaco

Location Details

Address includes: 121 Railway Rd & 374 Bagot Rd, Subiaco. 374 Bagot Road

Other Name(s)

Agnes Walsh Nurses Home
Carson House
Harvey House
Industrial School
Main Entry Block

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1897 to 2001

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
Heritage List Adopted 24 Jul 2014
State Register Registered 20 Dec 2002 HCWebsite.Listing+ListingDocument, 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 18 Apr 1989
Classified by the National Trust Classified 11 May 1981
Survey of 20th Ctry Architecture Completed 01 Mar 1988
Other Legal Agreement Completed 02 Oct 2002
Survey of Women's Employment AHC Recorded 01 Sep 2002
Municipal Inventory Adopted 24 Sep 2002 Exceptional Significance (Level 1)

Child Places

  • 04054 Carson House
  • 04055 Industrial School (fmr)


Name Type Year From Year To
Len Walters, 1950s major buildings Architect - -
A. E. Clare, Principal Architect, inter-war period buildings Architect - -
Robert Haddon, the Government Industrial School Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
5583 Radio communications facilities King Edward Memorial Hospital : application for development approval (final). Report 2002
6379 High hopes. Book 2003
10198 G.W.Finn: architectural photographs and projects Book 1995
11855 King Edward Memorial Hospital A Block - Lifts Archival Record 2021
6082 King Edward Memorial Hospital : heritage impact. C D Rom 2002
8065 A chain of care : a history of the Silver Chain Nursing Association 1905 - 2005. Book 2005

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use EDUCATIONAL Technical School
Present Use HEALTH Housing or Quarters
Original Use HEALTH Hospital
Other Use HEALTH Hospital

Architectural Styles

Post-War International
Inter-War Functionalist
Federation Free Style

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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