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Item details

Name of item: House
Other name/s: La Bella Vista
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Location: Lat: -34 03 24 Long: 150 41 47
Primary address: 22 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
LOT1 DP196232
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
22 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 two brick chimneys. The cottage has an enclosed timber posted, corrugated iron bullnose verandah with a brick base and decorated timber corner pieces on the posts. A ramp with timber railings leads from the verandah to the front path. The front door is a four panel timber door with a highlight window with french doors on either side of the front door. The front garden is landscaped and there is a timber board gate to the side.
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 verandah has been modified with a ramp to the street and enclosed. The windows on either side of the front door have been replaced with french doors. An addition has been made to the rear of the building.
Current use: La Bella Vista
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Occupied by members of Stuckey family, pre-1923.

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 LEP 2010I3203 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: 1280060

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