Pin Oak Tree at Eltham High School Ely St Colour - Shire of Eltham Heritage Study 1992
Statement of Significance
Last updated on - June 1, 1992
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.