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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 139 Oliver Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley

Boundary:

The property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
139 Oliver StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This well presented Federation weatherboard cottage is one of a group of three dwellings which contribution to the Oliver streetscape. It has retained original elements such as the decorative front window mould and verandah posts. It is representative of its type.
Date significance updated: 18 Feb 08
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Description

Physical description: A representative example of a federation dwelling with projecting gable to the front. Clad with weatherboard, roof steeply pitched iron with bull-nose over the front and side verandahs. Brick chimney intact. Some original joinery including decorative moulding around the front window. verandah supported by turned timber posts. Garage to the rear. Timber and wire front fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:19 Sep 07
Modifications and dates: 1982 permit given to erect a carport.
1982 renovations to bathroom, sunroom and erection of a pergola.
1988 permit given for erection of a brick garage
Current use: residence
Former use: residence

History

Historical notes: The early history of this dwelling is not known but sewer plans dated 1934 show the owner as E. McCartney. At that time the street address was 83 Oliver Street. Subsequent owners included D& D. Warren and S Warren.

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 well presented Federation weatherboard cottage is one of a group of three dwellings which contribution to the Oliver streetscape. It has retained original elements such as the decorative front window mould and verandah posts.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This Federation cottage is representative of its type.
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 the exterior of this dwelling as one of three dwellings which contribute to the Oliver Streetscape.

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   
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: 1640773


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