Heritage Places of Adelaide

Sir Samuel James Way Monument


North Terrace ADELAIDE


State Heritage Place

The monument to Sir Samuel James Way, with its exaggerated plinth and fine bronze work by noted English sculptor R. A. Drury, commemorates the work and achievements of a significant South Australian, and a leading and influential citizen and jurist. The location of the monument outside the University of Adelaide on North Terrace is important given Way's influence on the development of the University and the legal profession.

Listing Information

  • Date of Listing: 8 March 2013
  • Heritage Listing Criteria:

    Criteria A: it demonstrates important aspects of the evolution or pattern of the State's history;

    Criteria E: it demonstrates a high degree of creative, aesthetic or technical accomplishment or is an outstanding representative of particular construction techniques or design characteristics;

    Criteria G: it has a special association with the life or work of a person or organisation or an event of historical importance.

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