PIN OAK TREE AT ELTHAM HIGH SCHOOL, view from ELY STREET (OPP. FALKINER ST)
30-60 WITHERS WAY ELTHAM, NILLUMBIK SHIRE
Statement of Significance
REVISED STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE, CONTEXT, 2010
What is significant?
The 1932 mature Pin Oak tree at Eltham high school and the surrounding site to a radius of 15m.
How is it significant?
The Pin Oak tree is historically and aesthetically significant to the Shire of Nillumbik.
Why is it significant?
The tree is historically significant because it was planted in 1932 by Miss Sedunary (a schoolteacher) and is illustrative of the early landscaping of the school grounds (Criteria H & A). The tree is aesthetically significant because it is of substantial size and age, in good condition and has high landscape value (Criterion E).
BICK STUDY, 1992
This tree is of substantial size and age, of high landscape value and illustrates early landscaping of the School grounds.
BASIS OF SIGNIFICANCE:
DEGREE OF SIGNIFICANCE:
EXTENT OF SIGNIFICANCE:
ENTIRE TREE AND SITE TO A RADIUS OF15 METRES
PIN OAK TREE AT ELTHAM HIGH SCHOOL, view from ELY STREET (OPP. FALKINER ST) - Historical Australian Themes
PIN OAK TREE AT ELTHAM HIGH SCHOOL, view from ELY STREET (OPP. FALKINER ST) - Physical Description 1
Tall spreading tree, form typical of this species and appears to be in good condition. Located in school grounds it makes a valuable contribution to the existing landscape.
Heritage Study and Grading
Nillumbik - Shire of Eltham Heritage Study
Author: David Bick
ELTHAM COURT HOUSEVictorian Heritage Register H0784
FORMER POLICE QUARTERSVictorian Heritage Register H1539
ST MARGARETS CHURCH AND ORIGINAL VICARAGEVictorian Heritage Register H0459
1) ST. ANDREWS HOTEL AND 2) CANARY ISLAND PALM TREENillumbik Shire