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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: 0 Long: 0
Primary address: 35 Kurrajong Street, Dorrigo, NSW 2453
Local govt. area: Bellingen
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
35 Kurrajong StreetDorrigoBellingen  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

One of Dorrigo's finest older homes. A later adaption of Federation forms and features. Generally modest like most older homes in the district but with some excellent detailing. In good condition and essentially unaltered. Set in well planted garden area on a prominent corner site.
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Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Late Federation style weatherboard, c1920. Complex corrugated iron roof. Central pyramidal form with gabled projections, large (side) and small (front). Adaption of a diagonal plan arrangement. Skillion verandah. Good posts and brackets, with slatted balustrade. Main door has side panels and lights. Casement windows with small panes. Good window hoods. Surrounded by large hedge and good planting.
Modifications and dates: No significant alterations apparent.
Further information: Site visit 2009: new verandah balustrades, and railings up fronts stairs; window hood over front window removed; some flyscreening to original windows and doors; new roofing and guttering; extension of roofline to create patio at road side; slightly enclosed verandah at rear to create sun room; well established garden and hedging; unsympathetic garage/shed at side, in corrugated iron.
Current use: Residential
Former use: Residential

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Technology-Activities and processes associated with the knowledge or use of mechanical arts and applied sciences (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is assessed as historically significant locally.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is assessed as aesthetically significant locally.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is assessed as socially significant locally.
SHR Criteria f)
This item is assessed as aesthetically rare locally.
SHR Criteria g)
This item is assessed as aesthetically representative locally.
Integrity/Intactness: This item is assessed as socially significant by association locally.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanBLEP 2010I14806 Aug 10   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Bellingen Heritage Study1991BG0201Perumal Murphy Wu Pty Ltd  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1110201

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