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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 112 Abelard Street, Dungog, NSW 2420
Local govt. area: Dungog
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
112 Abelard StreetDungogDungog  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The house at 112 Abelard Street Dungog is a fine example externally of an Inter-war period (late Edwardian style) house, which features a picturesque terracotta tile roof and lovely turned timber posts with curved brackets supporting a large front porch. The main roof is bell cast and supports a terracotta tile roof which is unusual for Dungog. The aesthetic significance of the dwelling is high and this is a fine example of the bungalow style. A well preserved example of the Inter-War bungalow style.
Date significance updated: 29 Sep 10
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Description

Physical description: Modest but attractive late Edwardian style house. Brick with terra cotta tile roofing. Terra cotta is unusual for Dungog. Main roof is bellcast, extending down over verandah on three sides. Verandah detailing is main feature of note. Double timber posts with carved brackets and timber balustrade. Stop chamfering on posts is tapered. Unusual multi-paned windows. Positive streetscape contribution and individual architectural interest.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
The house is in excellent condition externally.
Date condition updated:29 Sep 10

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The house at 112 Abelard Street Dungog is a fine example externally of an Inter-war period (late Edwardian style) house, which features a picturesque terracotta tile roof and lovely turned timber posts with curved brackets supporting a large front porch. The main roof is bell cast and supports a terracotta tile roof which is unusual for Dungog. The aesthetic significance of the dwelling is high and this is a fine example of the bungalow style.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
A well preserved example of the Inter-War bungalow style.
Integrity/Intactness: high integrity and very intact
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  06 Apr 90 462905
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Dungog Heritage Study1986D4Perumal, Wrathall & Murphy Pty Ltd  No

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenPerumal, Wrathall & Murphy Pty. Ltd. In Association with Cameron McNamara1986Dungog Heritage Study

Note: internet links may be to web pages, documents or images.

Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1540009


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