Coolgardie Post Office & Associated Buildings


Heritage Council

Place Number



56-60 Bayley St Coolgardie

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Gaol, Police Station and Warden's Court
Post Office

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1894 to 1898

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents
State Register Registered 30 Sep 1994 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 21 Mar 1978
Classified by the National Trust Classified 11 Jun 1973
Municipal Inventory Adopted 27 Jul 1995 Category 1


Name Type Year From Year To
George Temple Poole Architect - -
John (Harry) Grainger Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11358 Cast iron pillar boxes of Western Australia: An early history of the J & E Ledger foundry Book 2015
1073 Coolgardie Post Office Complex : Conservation Plan : Shire of Coolgardie Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1995
927 Shire of Coolgardie post office complex Report 1994
3669 Coolgardie Post Office : conservation works. Report 1998
5367 Coolgardie Post Office : final works report / Considine & Griffiths Architects Pty Ltd. Conservation works report 2002
1049 Coolgardie Post Office Complex: Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1994
4173 Coolgardie Railway Station and Post Office Conservation Works 1998-Structure Report 1998
11805 Coolgardie Post office Complex Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2020
11935 Coolgardie Post Office complex Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2020
1127 Coolgardie post office Report 1996

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Police Station or Quarters
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Gaol
Present Use COMMERCIAL Shop\Retail Store {single}
Present Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office

Architectural Styles

Federation Arts and Crafts

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Sandstone, other

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Intellectual activities, arts&craft
OCCUPATIONS Commercial & service industries

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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