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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 64 Bacon Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
64 Bacon StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

While modified and raised above flood levels this weatherboard Federation cottage contributes to the Bacon Street streetscape.
Date significance updated: 15 Jul 15
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Physical description: High set single storey weatherboard residence with steeply pitched iron roof and skillion over the front verandah nd side extensions. Elements of the Federation period with original French door to verandah and projecting gable to the front. Likely to have been raised above the flood level. Extensions to the side. verandah posts metal with metal verandah rail and hand rail down the stairway. No historically significant garden. No fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:15 Jun 06
Modifications and dates: Raised. Extension to the side above the garage.
Further information: Reinstatement of timber verandah posts and balistrade would enhance the streetscape appearance of this building.
Current use: residence
Former use: residence


Historical notes: No historical research undertaken.

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 a)
[Historical significance]
This dwelling despite being lifted for flood heights, demonstrates confidence in the development of the township in early 1900s.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
It contributes to the aesthetic significance of Bacon Street through its form and materials.
SHR Criteria g)
It is typical of the Federation cottage with projecting gable and steeply pitched roof.
Integrity/Intactness: Modified by lifting and some window replacement, but the original building remains.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Local Environmental PlanClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011I48123 Dec 11 2011-701 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
Within a conservation area on an LEPClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011C323 Dec 11 2011-701 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Grafton Community Heritage Study2004 J. Gardiner  Yes

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1640494

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