Heritage

The Shire of Capel Heritage Survey (formally known as a municipal inventory) and Heritage List recognises the importance of heritage places to the local community and provides a record of places that form an important part of the local areas history.

Each place on the Heritage Survey is allocated a level of significance of A, B, C or For Information Only, with A being the most significant.

Places in categories A and B form the Shire of Capel’s Heritage List. All category A places are assessed as having exceptional significance to the local government area and have also been included on the State Register of Heritage Places.  Category B places have been assessed as having considerable significance to the local government area.  The significance of these places warrants protection under the provisions of the Town Planning Scheme.

The following places form the Shire of Capel Heritage List:

PLACE NO NAME ADDRESS CATEGORY RHP
1 Capel River Bridge Capel Drive, Capel B
2 Capel Tavern 96 Capel Drive, Capel B
4 St John’s Anglican Church 88 Capel Drive, Capel A RHP
5 Shire of Capel Office, Community Centre & Iluka Capel Public Library Cnr Capel Drive & Roe Road B
7.1 Road Board Office (fmr) 21 Forrest Road, Capel B
9 Roberts’ Store (fmr) 19 Properjohn Road, Capel B
11 Capel Post Office (fmr) 1 Buchanan road, Capel B
14 Stationmaster’s House (fmr) 13 Properjohn Road, Capel B
18 Capel RSL & War Memorial 7 Forrest Road, Capel B
21 Seventh Day Adventist Church 9 Scott Road, Capel B
24 Capel Primary School Barlee Road, Capel B
28 Capel Railway Bridge Capel River, north of Roe Road B
33 St Joseph’s Catholic Church 53 Capel Drive, Capel B
39 Capel Cemetery & Site of First School 68 Urquhart Road, Cael B
40 Lexdon Park 166 Jamieson Road, Capel A RHP
43 Ardenvale 1205 Goodwood Road, Capel River B
52 Lime Kilns Ludlow North Road A RHP
55 Minninup Homestead Group 195 Mangles Road, Stirling Estate B
56 Minninup Homestead 196 Mangles Road, Stirling Estate A RHP
57 Doungup 139 Doungup Road, Stirling Estate B
61 Higgins Cut Lot 3216 Ludlow North Road A RHP
67 Ludlow Forestry Houses Lot 1109 Ludlow Road North & Tuart Drive A RHP
76 Rosemore 137 Boyanup West Road B
78 Stratham Park 243 Bourne Loop, Stratham B
85.1 Uniting Church 33 South Western Highway, Boyanup B
86 Shop – Elders Agency (fmr) 29 South Western Highway, Boyanup B
87 Bakery 23 South Western Highway, Boyanup B
88 Shop & Residence 21 South Western Highway, Boyanup B
93 St George’s Anglican Church 16 South Western Highway, Boyanup B
94 Boyanup General Store 8A South Western Highway, Boyanup B
99 St Louis Catholic Church 80 Bridge Street, Boyanup A RHP
102 Hurst Butcher Shop 100 Bridge Street, Boyanup B
103 Boyanup Tavern 104 Bridge Street, Boyanup B
105 Avenue of Oaks Bridge Street B
106 Granny Simmons’ House (fmr) & site: Staging Post 109 Bridge Street, Boyanup B
115 Boyanup Cemetery Payne Road, Boyanup B
122 Boyanup Slab Hut 17172 South Western Highway, Boyanup A RHP

Landowners are required to seek planning approval from the Shire prior to various forms of development, alterations or demolition of most significant A and B places on the Heritage List.  Applications for planning approval will be assessed in accordance with Policy 6.29 Heritage Places

A number of local sites of high cultural heritage significance are also included on the State Heritage Register administered by the State Heritage Office.

Please direct enquires to Planning Services on 9727 0222.

More information:

Heritage Survey 2018

State Heritage Office