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Federation House

Item details

Name of item: Federation House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 105 Bultje Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Local govt. area: Dubbo
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
105 Bultje StreetDubboDubbo  Primary Address
Gipps StreetDubboDubbo  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

One of a small handful of buildings with asbestos tiles. Outstanding Federation house, also classified by the Trust.
Date significance updated: 21 Dec 99
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Physical description: Federation style house specially designed for important corner site. Brick construction with asbestos tiled roof. Gambrelled main roof coming down over verandah with projecting gable on each side. Terracotta ridge capping and finials. Asbestos tiled hoods over windows below gable with solid, decorative timber brackets. Exposed rafter eaves with simple barge boards on gables. Timber collar ties and infill on gables are feature of special interest. Double hung windows with bullnosed brick sills. Timber verandah posts with modest brackets. French doors on one side. Front windows have sections of coloured panes. Brick and roughcast chimneys also of special note. Some repairs and maintenance needed (especially mortar, asbestos tiles). Outstanding streetscape contribution.
Date condition updated:07 Dec 99
Further information: Positive street contribution.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan105 Bultje Street, Dubbo. 17 Mar 00  177
Heritage study     
National Trust of Australia register House 105 Bultje Street. 04 Jan 85   

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: 1520308

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