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Newcastle Gaol, Lock-up and Stables Group, Toodyay


Heritage Council

Place Number

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12 Clinton St Toodyay

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Old Gaol Museum
Old Toodyay Gaol and Police Station Complex

Local Government



Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1962, Constructed from 1864

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 01 Dec 2012 Shire of Toodyay
State Register Registered 31 May 1996 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 27 Aug 1998 Category 1

Category 1

A place of exceptional cultural heritage significance; provide the highest level of recognition and protection available. Recommended for entry into the the State Register of Heritage Places; provide maximum encouragement to the owner to conserve the significance of the place. (TPS procedure also relevant).

Shire of Toodyay
Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978

Classified by the National Trust Classified 14 Jan 1970

Parent Place or Precinct

26408 Toodyay Townsite


Considerable archaeological potential


Newcastle Gaol, Lock-up and Stables Group, Toodyay is structurally sound, and in fair to good condition following extensive renovation of the Gaol in 1961-62 and 1981-84, Stables in 1975 and Lock-Up in 2002.


Name Type Year From Year To
Richard Roach Jewell - gaol Architect 1862 -
George Temple Poole - stables Architect 1891 -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
7033 Old Gaol & Police Station Complex, Toodyay : conservation management plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2004
9970 Conservation management plan for the archaelogical remains at Newcastle Convict Depot (Toodyay) Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2011
6426 A preliminary study of convict sites in Western Australia (draft). Heritage Study {Other} 1997
9108 Clinton Street culture and heritage precinct. Strategic review and action plan. Heritage Study {Other} 2008
10064 Old Gaol and Police Station complex Toodyay. Structural report. Heritage Study {Other} 2012

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Other Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use FARMING\PASTORAL Stable
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Gaol
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Museum

Architectural Styles

Victorian Georgian

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Other Brick
Roof TIMBER Shingle
Wall STONE Granite
Wall RENDER Other Render
Wall STONE Local Stone

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Racial contact & interaction
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Government & politics
PEOPLE Aboriginal people
PEOPLE Early settlers

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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