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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: 30 Clarence Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
30 Clarence StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This Federation style cottage is one of several cottages that contributes to the domestic scale of Clarence Street.
Date significance updated: 15 Apr 08
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Physical description: Weatherboard federation style cottage which has been raised above flood level. Steeply pitched iron roof with skillion verandah around the front and side. Part of the front verandah has been enclosed with fibro and aluminium windows. Lattice screens to verandah and cement steps to front. Some original timber windows. Picket fence. No historically significant garden.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:15 Jun 06
Modifications and dates: Raised, back verandah enclosed, additional back rooms, partial enclosure of front verandah, new guttering
Further information: The streetscape appearance of the cottage would be enhanced by the use of half rounded guttering.
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: The early history of this cottage is not known. It was thought to have been owned by the Harrisons in 1990 and was the home of the Hawkins from 1999.

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]
It is one of a number of weatherboard homes that contribute to the Clarence Streetscape
SHR Criteria g)
It is representative of the Federation period.
Integrity/Intactness: Modified, but form and use of traditional material contributes to integrity.
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:

List as part of a group of dwellings that contribute to the Clarence streetscape.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Local Environmental Plan I52423 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: 1640490

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