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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 30 Federation Street, South Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
30 Federation StreetSouth GraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This weatherboard cottage, with its large encircling iron roof, is one of several cottages which contribute to the historic fabric of Federation Street and tell the history of South Grafton.
Date significance updated: 06 Jun 07
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Physical description: Large weatherboard cottage with verandahs to three sides. verandahs to the sides are now enclosed. Hipped iron roof extends over the verandahs which are supported by timber posts. A gablet at the pitch of the roof has carved ventilation boards. Between the posts are curved and slightly stepped verandah boards. Below the railing has been infilled with fibro. A central front door has side lights. Other windows may not be original. Low unpainted brick fence to the front with art deco style metal gate. Cottage garden.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:06 Jun 07
Current use: Residence
Former use: 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 a)
[Historical significance]
This cottage show growth in South Grafton at the turn of the century.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This weatherboard cottage is one of several cottages which contribute to the historic fabric of Federation 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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Grafton Community Heritage Study2004 J. Gardiner  Yes

References, internet links & images


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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1640654

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