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Residence

Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 22 Kemp Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
22 Kemp StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This residence contributes to the historic fabric of Kemp street which showcases housing development in the inter-war period in Grafton. The northern side of Kemp street has high integrity with no unsympathetic infilled development. While close to the commercial centre of Grafton it has retained its residential nature.
Date significance updated: 06 Jan 80
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Description

Physical description: Located on a narrow block with rear access is a single storey weatherboard residence with Federation elements such as a projecting gable to the front and front door with fan light. Corrugated iron hipped roof extends over the front verandah. verandah posts with mouldings, picket below the verandah rail. Sunshade over front window and front steps flanked by rusticated piers (see image). Original joinery to windows now replaced with aluminium. Sensitive addition to the rear and eastern side. Picket fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Very well maintained
Date condition updated:06 Jan 80
Modifications and dates: Additions to eastern side and rear. Replacement of joinery to windows.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: No readily available history. Currently owned by Fran Hamshire.

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 residence contributes to the historic fabric of Kemp street which showcases housing development in the inter-war period in Grafton. The northern side of Kemp street has high integrity with no unsympathetic infilled development. While close the commercial centre of Grafton it is a residential area.
Integrity/Intactness: Modified but its form and scale is 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 residence is part of the Kemp Street landscape which contains a group of inter- war dwellings, set back from the street often with cottage gardens and rear access.

Listings

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   
Within a conservation area on an LEP  15 Jan 88   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Grafton Community Heritage Study2004 J. Gardiner  Yes

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1640751


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