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Edwardian Cottage

Item details

Name of item: Edwardian Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 108 Bourke Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Local govt. area: Dubbo
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT17 DP5855
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
108 Bourke StreetDubboDubbo  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Masonry blocks used on the balcony balustrade are an excellent example of a characteristic indentation pattern referred to as 'spider pattern'.
Date significance updated: 17 May 02
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Physical description: Late Edwardian cottage with outstanding detailing. L-shaped plan with skillion roofed verandah. Gable in decorated render but not readily apparent to the eye (faded appearance). Timber finial and timber awning with shingled hood on gable end. Narrow double hung windows with small panes of coloured glass. Elaborate moulded sill and dressing under. Original door with sidelights and fanlights. Original coloured glazing. Red tuckpointed brickwork. Verandah of special interest. Good use of local 'spider' masonry blocks on balustrade, with rendered coping. Unusual shaped verandah posts. (One post is pilastered) Pressed metal at one end. Marble step. Streetscape value, rhythm repeated by No.110-116. (Present owner 25 years. The houses in this section of street reported to be designed by 'first architect in Dubbo').
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Physical condition good.
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)
Rare example in Dubbo of good 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 PlanDubbo Local Environmental Plan 2011I2311 Nov 11  176
Heritage study     

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: 1520266

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