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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 35 Through Street, South Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary. Lot 11 Section 2
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
35 Through StreetSouth GraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This attractive substantial weatherboard clad Federation style residence makes a significant contribution to the historic fabric of Through Street. It is likely to be historically significant and is representative of its type. Joinery work and decoration under the front gable contribute to its aesthetic appeal and it has been identified in other heritage studies as contributing to the historic fabric of South Grafton.
Date significance updated: 09 Jun 08
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Physical description: Federation style residence in very original condition with short sheet iron steeply pitched roof with projecting gable to the front. Bullnose over front and side verandah. Ornate pressed metal decoration under the front gable and double hung windows with coloured glass designs. Joinery appears original. Two rendered brick chimney's with pots. verandah supported by turned posts with mouldings. Lattice screen to part of verandah. Metal sunhoods over side windows.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:23 Nov 06
Modifications and dates: 1989 pool
1991 carport and BBQ
Further information: Jahn (1982,315 ) considers this building contributes to the townscape.
Current use: Residence/business
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: The early history of this dwelling is not known but drainage plans show that in 1952 it was owned by Mr W. & Mrs A.M. Chaseling. In 1981 it was in the hands of Mr & Mrs R.A. Taminiau.

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]
It is likely to be historically significant.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This attractive Federation style residence makes a significant contribution to the historic fabric of Through Street.
SHR Criteria g)
It it representative of its type and can be compared with Uloom on Bent Street.
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:

This house contributes to the historic fabric of Through Street.


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   
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: 1640520

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