Suva | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Suva
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 106 Bourke Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Local govt. area: Dubbo
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
106 Bourke StreetDubboDubbo  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent example of the Edwardian house stlying, with the distinguishing feature of the roof gambrels. Good example of tuck-pointing, rare in Dubbo. Excellent example of the Edwardian style roof gambrel. Example of good tuck-pointing.
Date significance updated: 20 Dec 99
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Physical description: Outstanding symmetrical Edwardian cottage with most original detailing intact. Only apparent alteration is brick balustrading and piers (in later brick). Gambrel corrugated iron roof with bullnosed verandah. Tuckpointed local brick. Brick chimneys with roughcast render. Original door with sidelights and original glazing. French doors on either side. Timber posts now on brick piers with timber brackets. Excellent valence with turned timber detailing. Streetscape value.
Date condition updated:03 Dec 99
Further information: Positive street contribution.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Positive contribution to street context.
SHR Criteria f)
Good example of tuck-pointing.
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 Plan106 Bourke Street. 17 Mar 00  176
Heritage study     
National Trust of Australia register House 106 Bourke Street (Part of Bourke Str Group)    

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Dubbo Heritage Study1986 Perumal, Wrathall & Murphy P/L  Yes

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenPerumal, Wrathall and Murphy Pty Ltd in association with Cameron McNamara.1987Dubbo Heritage Study: Specialist Reports Volume.

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1520264

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