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Gwalia Museum Group


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Tower St Gwalia

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Gwalia Conservation Area

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1898

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Registered 07 Sep 2006 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
Other Legal Agreement Under negotiation 25 Feb 2000

Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978

Classified by the National Trust Classified 12 Mar 2001


The elements of Gwalia Museum Group are in fair to good condition, having undergone conservation work in 1987/88 and 1990.

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
1909 Sons of Gwalia gold mine : a report on the assessment of its heritage significance. Heritage Study {Other} 1985
1908 Sons of Gwalia historic headframe and winder at Leonora site : inspection feasibility report. Heritage Study {Other} 1985
8715 Gwalia historic site interpretation plan. Heritage Study {Other} 2006
7951 Gwalia townsite precinct and Gwalia museum precinct. Conservation management plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2006
355 Golden ghost towns. Journal article 1990
5749 Images CD No. 4 : Gwalia photographs. C D Rom 2002

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use MINING Mine Office
Other Use MINING Assay Office
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Single storey residence
Original Use MINING Housing or Quarters
Present Use MINING Other

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Other TIMBER Other Timber
Wall BRICK Face Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Intellectual activities, arts&craft
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Cultural activities
OCCUPATIONS Mining {incl. mineral processing}

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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