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Brick House (former)

Item details

Name of item: Brick House (former)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 69 Cobra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Local govt. area: Dubbo
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
69 Cobra StreetDubboDubbo  Primary Address
Darling StreetDubboDubbo  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Former site of well designed corner house displaying some outstanding Edwardian decoration. 1920's pipe and wire mesh fence. There is a new development now on this site.
Date significance updated: 21 Jun 02
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Description

Physical description: Outstanding individual building specially designed for prominent corner site. Despite need of maintenance and some alterations still retains its essential integrity. Roof is main feature of special interest with an unusual and successful combination of Federation and Bungalow styles. Double gables facing both streets. Batten half-timbering with decorative elements. Terracotta tile roof with finials and ridge capping. Main roof continues over verandah at lesser pitch. Exposed rafters around verandah eaves. Walls of red brick incorporating darker coloured and bullnosed bricks. Verandah supported on stub posts with brick piers and balustrade. Other special features include 'oeil de boeuf' (round aperture) and casement leadlight windows. Retains original fence.
Modifications and dates: Site only - replacement building.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan69 Cobra Street, Dubbo. 17 Mar 00  178
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: 1520335


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