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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 200 Pound Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
200 Pound StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This Federation dwelling is representative of its type and demonstrates growth in Grafton at the turn of the century. With the rise of the railway embankment at the rear it shows the changing landscape of Grafton with the establishment of a rail service to the north in 1905.
Date significance updated: 12 Feb 08
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Physical description: Set within a large block which extends (at the rear) to the railway embankment this is a quality weatherboard clad federation dwelling. It has a steeply pitched hipped iron roof with bull-nosed over the front and side verandahs. These verandahs are now enclosed. Side windows are covered by metal sunhoods. Brick chimney intact. Steps to the front door are flanked by rendered piers, a decorative element common to many federation houses in Grafton.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:11 Feb 08
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: No history researched.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Transport-Activities associated with the moving of people and goods from one place to another, and systems for the provision of such movements Rail-
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 a)
[Historical significance]
This Federation dwelling demonstrates growth in Grafton at the turn of the century. Its setting with embankment at the rear showing the changing landscape of Grafton with the establishment of a rail service to the north in 1905.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
It contributes to the Pound Street landscape.
SHR Criteria g)
Representative of its type
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:

The only the exterior of this dwelling should be listed as part of the Pound street landscape.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
Within a conservation area on an LEP  15 Jan 88   
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: 1640225

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