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Dwelling (group value)

Item details

Name of item: Dwelling (group value)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 151 Dobie Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
151 Dobie StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

With its steeply pitched roof and dormer window this well maintained Federation residence contributes to the historic fabric of Dobie streetscape. It is likely to be one of the older houses in section of Dobie street and contributes to the social fabric of Grafton.
Date significance updated: 11 May 08
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Physical description: Timber clad residence with steeply pitched iron roof. A second story has been accommodated within the roof space. This area has a window to the side and a Dornier/attic window to the street. This may not have been part of the original plan. Cladding one the front wall has been worked/designed to look like brickwork. Front verandah has been altered and horizontal weatherboard infill below the verandah rail. Very attractive house set in a mature garden.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Excellent condition
Date condition updated:15 May 05
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: No readily available history.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
With its steeply pitched roof and dormer window this well maintained Federation residence contributes to the historic fabric of Dobie streetscape.
Integrity/Intactness: Largely 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.

Recommended management:

Conserve the exterior of this dwelling which sits well with other similar houses in Dobie Street.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Local Environmental Plan I54523 Dec 11 2011-701 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
Within a conservation area on an LEPGrafton Heritage Conservation AreaC323 Dec 11 2011-701 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Grafton Community Heritage Study2004 J. Gardiner  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1640029

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