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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: 0 Long: 0
Primary address: 10 Oak Street, Dorrigo, NSW 2453
Local govt. area: Bellingen
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
10 Oak StreetDorrigoBellingen  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Attractive Federation style house. The oldest in this part of Dorrigo. Always a modest design but featuring a particularly fine form and roof line. Typical of the district's older houses and one of the better survivors.
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Description

Construction years: 1915-
Physical description: Federation house, c1915. Weatherboard with bell cast corrugated iron roof. L-shaped plan arrangement with verandah returning down one side. Slatted balustrade with lattice infill above. Lacework brackets at entry. Corrugated iron hood to windows below gable. Wire mesh fence with timber posts. Occupies double block on corner. Well planted garden areas.
Modifications and dates: Minor alterations only. Lace brackets probably not original. Let down by screen door. Otherwise appears all original.
Further information: Site visit 2009: new windows and doors with flyscreens; some lattice work removed; iron cornicing removed at front; new roofing and guttering; new fencing.
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 g)
[Representativeness]
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanBLEP 2010I15306 Aug 10   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Bellingen Heritage Study1991BG0205Perumal Murphy Wu Pty Ltd  No

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1110205


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