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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 194 Howick Street, Bathurst, NSW 2795
Local govt. area: Bathurst Regional
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
194 Howick StreetBathurstBathurst Regional  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Part of a row of three Victorian Georgian properties comprising a former corner shop & two residences which are part of a late Georgian streetscape on the corners of Bentinck & Howick Streets. A style now rare in central Bathurst.
Date significance updated: 11 Jan 07
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Physical description: Pair of victorian georgian single storey attached residences of face brick under a hipped iron roof. Symmetrical façade with central four panelled front doors flanked by 12 paned double hung sash windows with timber louvered shutters. Full width hip - roofed verandah supported by flat timber posts with timber picket balustrade.
Current use: Commercial
Former use: Residential


Historical notes: A five roomed brick house here in 1875 owned by T Kite and let to Mr Rayner, then sold to William Lee and his wife, and whosefamily owned it till 1907. Then sold to Howard MacFarlane.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Commerce-Activities relating to buying, selling and exchanging goods and services Many commercial uses-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. Early Colonial House-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanBentinck and Howisk Group90   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
BRC City Conservation Area Heritage Review2006 Hickson in assoc with BRCB.J. Hickson Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1080238

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