Login
 
New User
What's OnMyDoorstep.com.au?

St. Arnaud Cemetery, 108 Cemetery Road, St Arnaud

Heritage Listed Location

Address

108 Cemetery Road St Arnaud, Northern Grampians Shire, Victoria, Australia

Places Nearby

St Arnaud East, 3478 2.5km Moolerr, 3478 7.1km Slaty Creek, 3478 9.1km St Arnaud North, 3478 13.0km Sutherland, 3478 15.2km

Details / Significance

The St. Arnaud Cemetery, Kell Road, St. Arnaud, has significance as a largely intact rural cemetery established in 1858, with several 19th century graves, headstones, other cemetery architecture, as well as two Victorian Gothic Rotundas and a row of mature Californian palm trees.

The St. Arnaud Cemetery is aesthetically and architecturally significant at a LOCAL level.

Collectively, it demonstrates some original visual and design qualities, providing a rural 19th century cemetery setting. The particular intact or appropriate visual and design qualities include the graves, headstones, cast iron balustrades and the mature Californian palm trees. The Victorian Gothic style rotundas, with their octagonal forms, pyramidal galvanised corrugated iron roofs, worked timber columns, point arch and timber lattice valances (larger rotunda), finials, horizontal weatherboard wall cladding (smaller rotunda) and point timber framed windows and timber door (smaller rotunda) also make a substantial contribution to the significance of the place.

The St. Arnaud Cemetery is historically significant at a LOCAL level. It is associated with and contributes to an understanding of the development of the local St. Arnaud area from 1858 until the present day.

The St. Arnaud Cemetery is socially significant at a LOCAL level. It is recognised and valued by the St. Arnaud community for cultural, spiritual and commemorative reasons.

Overall, the St. Arnaud Cemetery is of LOCAL significance.

User Stories

Do you have stories, notes or memories about St. Arnaud Cemetery, 108 Cemetery Road, St Arnaud?

Share your story with others.

Pictures

SD 078 - St. Arnaud Cemetery, 108 Cemetery Road, ST ARNAUD

Heritage Listed Locations Nearby

onmydoorstep.com.au logo
Find us on facebook Follow us on twitter Subscribe to our RSS

User contributed content is licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License with Attribution Required.
Login