Captain Charles Sturt Monument

Captain Charles Sturt Monument

The monument to Captain Charles Sturt is of heritage value as a memorial to a significant colonist who completed some of the most noteworthy explorations in Australia and was an important South Australian public administrator. The fact that it was funded by public subscription indicates the regard in which Sturt was held. The location of Sturt's monument is also significant being located in Victoria Square.

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Significance

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The monument is significant as a tribute to the early colonisation of South Australia.


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Architects
Captain Adrian Jones
Builders
Captain Adrian Jones
Building materials
Granite, Marble
Architectural styles
Construction
1916/12 -
Architecture and design features
bronze
Engineering features
 
Precinct
Victoria Square- Tarndanyangga
Council Ward
Central
Alternative Addresses
Geo-coordinates
Town Acre
Planning Zone or Policy Area
Original owners
Government of South Australia
Original occupant
Later occupant/s
Purposes and use
Commemorative, Statue
AS2482 classification
32240 - Monument - Column - Cairn - Cross - Shrine - Marker - Statue
Public Access
Access unrestricted
 
NTSA ID
State Heritage ID
26396
ACC Reference No.
DPTI Heritage No.
26338
RNE ID
26338
Certificate of Title No.
CR 5779/247 F218073 A115
NTSA file exists
No
Heritage Status
State Heritage listed
State heritage listing
State Heritage listed
Date of State heritage listing
Local heritage listing
Date of Local heritage listing
NTSA listing
Nil
Date of NTSA listing
Section 23 (4) crtiteria
Risk status
 
Historic Themes
6.5 Significant Events
6.5.2 Public spectacles and celebrations
Topics
exploration, colonialism
 
Australian Curriculum references
Year 5: The Australian Colonies
ACHHK097
 

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