Three-month study to evaluate city roundhouse’s historical value

STEPPING IN: Well known television personality Keith Conlon, who is chair of the state’s heritage council, says it is too early to say whether the roundhouse will receive permanent heritage listing.

SOUTH Australian Heritage Council chair Keith Conlon has spoken out over the committee’s decision to place provisional heritage listing on Mount Gambier’s 65-year-old railway locomotive roundhouse.

A well-known television personality and history buff, Mr Conlon said the heritage committee moved quickly to place temporary protection on the historic facility giving its looming fate.

The decision – which resulted in demolition works being halted on Monday


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