Location 311
Location #311 - First School Shelter Shed
Map 8

Schoolhouse Road


Lower Smith's Gully


Location #311 - First School Shelter Shed. Lower Smith's Gully, Schoolhouse Road. School ground, western end.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Timber, weatherboard with corrugated iron roof. 30 feet long and 12 feet wide (9.12m x 3.65m)

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 c1892 First School Shelter Shed. Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3117 c1892/1893 The school committee decided to provide a shelter shed. The school committee decided to provide a shelter shed. The education board contributed £7 (seven pound). The building was constructed by Mr William Parcell at a cost of £12. Mr John Short purchased the left over materials for £4. The materials required for the shed were salvaged from dwelling #213 after it was converted into a wash house for the second residence (see dwelling #451). Originally the shed had a clay floor.
3118 1902 The shelter floor was gravelled. The shelter floor was gravelled, and later on a timber floor was constructed.
3119 1939 The original shelter was replaced by location #453. The original shelter was replaced by location #453. At this time, location #311 may have been converted into a garage (location #426)


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
80 School Book - 75th Jubilee 1946 - via Mary Valk 1900 Bannockburn School View Image
588 Bannockburn School Centennial 1981-1971 Booklet 1971 Centennial Committee View Image