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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Location: Lat: -34 03 23 Long: 150 41 47
Primary address: 20 Hill Street, Camden, NSW 2570
Parish: CAMDEN
County: CAMDEN
Local govt. area: Camden
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
77 DP996202
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
20 Hill StreetCamdenCamdenCAMDENCAMDENPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This line of simple, neat, and pleasing cottages along Hill Street, leading up to St Johns Church, are representative of late nineteenth-century country town cottages. They are remarkably consistent in quality and form a good group.
Date significance updated: 01 Jul 02
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Physical description: Timber weatherboard federation cottage with corrugated iron flat hipped roof and a timber posted, corrugated iron bullnose verandah. The front door is a four panel timber door with a highlight window, and the windows are four pane double hung. The cottage also has a timber picket fence and gate.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
The cottage is in good condition.
Date condition updated:24 May 02
Modifications and dates: At some stage, the weatherboards on the front facade have been replaced and rusticated; the verandah sides have been enclosed with a weatherboard base and lattice top; there has been an addition to the rear with a skillion roof, and an electrical box has been attached to the front facade.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Farrier's house. Later occupied by Ted Smith, gardener at Camelot.

Assessment of significance

Integrity/Intactness: The cottage retains good integrity and intactness.
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.

Recommended management:

Conserve and maintain significant fabric.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanCamden Local Environmental Plan 2010I3003 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1280059

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