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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling (group value)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 152 Fitzroy Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
152 Fitzroy StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This simple weatherboard clad cottage with original elements is located close to the footpath. Architecturally it combines Federation and later styles and contributes to the historic fabric of Fitzroy Street.
Date significance updated: 11 May 08
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Physical description: Set very close to the ground this is a single storey weatherboard residence with hipped short sheet iron roof, positioned close to the footpath. Gable to the front with timber framed casement windows. Skillion verandah to the front supported by chamfered posts. French door to verandah. Brick chimney intact. Interior not viewed.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:25 Feb 08
Modifications and dates: 2007 repainted. Timber verandah replaced with cement.
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: No readily available history.

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]
This weatherboard bungalow located close to the footpath contributes to the aesthetics of Fitzroy Street and demonstrates development c1920 or earlier.
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:

Conserve exterior


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I57923 Dec 11 2011-701 
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Within a conservation area on an LEPGrafton Heritage Conservation AreaC323 Dec 11 2011-701 
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: 1640629

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