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Dwelling (group value)

Item details

Name of item: Dwelling (group value)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 120 Victoria Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
120 Victoria StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This Federation cottage with its projecting gable and original joinery to windows and doors compliments the Victoria Street landscape. While modified with additions are to the rear and it presents an historic façade to the street. Very well maintained.
Date significance updated: 16 Jun 08
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Physical description: A weatherboard and hardiplank cottage with steeply pitched galvanised iron roof. Verandahs extend along the front and western side. Original joinery to front windows and door. Windows are paired, long and narrow with moulded surrounds. Ashlar and batten decoration under the front projecting gable. Filigree ironwork to the front verandah.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:13 Jun 07
Modifications and dates: This building was moved from it's original site in Pound St to make way for the Shopping world development in the 1980s.This residence has undergone major renovations including a second storey addition at the rear. However many exterior feature have remained intact.
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: No readily available history. Sewer plans are not available for this dwelling. It does however stand 6.02 metre from Victoria Street which is less than the present minimum set back of 7.5 m. It covers an area of approximately 707.1 sq metres.

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]
The weatherboard Federation styled residence contributes to the historic fabric of Victoria Street.
Integrity/Intactness: Modified by form and scale intact along with original joinery
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 I98323 Dec 11 2011-701 
Local Environmental Plan I98312 Oct 12 2012-519 
Within a conservation area on an LEPGrafton Heritage Conservation AreaC323 Dec 11 2011-701 
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: 1640663

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