Explore the growing digital archive of deaf history in Australia.
Document: Heritage Significance Report, Townsend House

Heritage Significance Assessment of Townsend House (School for Deaf and Blind in Adelaide, SA), 1985. The report provides a history of the building and recommends that it be added to the Register of State Heritage items.

Copyright Crown in right of the State of South Australia, made available under a Creative Commons licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
By downloading this file, you
agree to comply with our
Copyright & Usage policy.

More like this

Townsend House Brighton 1923

Townsend House Brighton 1923

Boys and girls outside Townsend House, Brighton, in 1923.
Learn More
Institution in Brighton circa 1880

Institution in Brighton circa 1880

South Australian Institution for the Blind, Deaf and Dumb
Learn More

Welcome to the Deaf History Collections

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to Elders past and present. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors to our site, recognising the long, rich, complex and unjustly disregarded histories of First Nations peoples in Australia.
Continue to the website


If you have feedback, information to add, or see an error that needs to be fixed on this page, use this form. There are two ways: write a message or send us a video message.
Write a message
Send us a video message
Close Button