Old Albany Post Office


Heritage Council

Place Number



33 Stirling Tce Albany

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Custom's House
Penny Post

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1868 to 1896

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
Heritage List Adopted 27 Oct 2020
State Register Registered 09 Jul 1993 HCWebsite.Listing+ListingDocument

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 Jun 2001 Category A+
Local Heritage Survey Adopted 27 Oct 2020 Exceptional
Albany Maritime Heritage Survey YES 31 Dec 1994
Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978
Classified by the National Trust Classified 04 Apr 1977

Parent Place or Precinct

14922 Stirling Terrace Precinct, Albany


Name Type Year From Year To
J Manning Architect - -
G T Poole Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
7163 Gryphon : journal of the Office of Facilities Management, April 2002, No. 25. : Off campus. Serial 2002
9731 Great Southern strategic plan for Maritime heritage tourism. The story of the sea in the South. Report 2010
8851 Albany waterfront structure plan. Heritage report, heritage impact study. Heritage Study {Other} 2007
9518 The Old Albany Post Office: retaining wall investigations. Heritage Study {Other} 2010
5546 Refurbishment of the Old Post Office Albany for Uni versity of Western Australia Albany Centre. Report 2001
7665 Design parameters for Stirling Terrace heritage areas. Heritage Study {Other} 2000
5038 Stirling Terrace, Albany : conservation plan. March 2001. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2001
328 Albany, Western Australia : the first hundred years, 1791-1891. Book 1992
7881 Albany: spectacular! Brochure 0
1941 Old Albany Post Office roof and front verandah restoration report. Heritage Study {Other} 1984
5388 Albany Post Office (fmr) : conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2001

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use COMMERCIAL Restaurant
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Customs House\Bond Store
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Museum
Present Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Theatre or Cinema
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Courthouse
Original Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office

Architectural Styles

Victorian Free Gothic

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall STONE Other Stone
Wall BRICK Other Brick
Roof TILE Other Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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