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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 155 Pound Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


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

Statement of significance:

This well maintained c1910 weatherboard cottage is aesthetically pleasing and contributes to the historic fabric of Pound street. A streetscape which shows development in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Date significance updated: 19 Nov 07
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Physical description: A small single storey weatherboard cottage has elements of both inter-war and federation styles. Gabled iron roof with skillion iron verandah to the front and side. Side verandah now enclosed. The front door is off set and windows are of casement style with some coloured panes of glass. Sunhoods over side windows. Decorative filigree iron work along the front verandah and carved brackets to the timber posts. Lean too addition at the rear. Supported on brick piers. Two tire driveway to rear. Low post and rail fence to the front.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained.
Date condition updated:28 Aug 07
Modifications and dates: Restored
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)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This weatherboard cottage is aesthetically significant and contributes to the historic fabric of Pound street. The streetscape presents examples of residential and commercial development from the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.
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:

Should be listed as part of the Pound streetscape.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  15 Jan 88   
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: 1640614

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