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Item details

Name of item: Amandale
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 164 Queen Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley

Boundary:

The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
164 Queen StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This dwelling is historically significant showing development along Queen Street at the turn of the century. It is also significant for its associated with the Schonbein family one of the early Germany families to settle in Grafton c1870 -1880. Architecturally it is significant as a good representative example of a quality weatherboard clad Federation home.
Date significance updated: 26 May 08
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Description

Physical description: An attractive quality built Federation residence with central projecting gable. verandahs on all sides of the residence covered with bull-nosed roof. Main roof corrugated iron hipped and gabled. The verandah is decorated with filigree iron work under the verandah board. Painted chimney intact. French doors open onto the verandahs. Interior contains pressed metal ceilings and vertical lining boards, timber floors. Cottage garden. Rolled metal fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:02 Oct 07
Modifications and dates: Restored from a dilapidated state in the 1990s.
Further information: Jahn (1982,315 ) considers this building contributes to the townscape.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

Historical notes: This residence is associated with the Schonbein family one of the early German families to settle in Grafton during the period 1870 -1880.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
2. Peopling-Peopling the continent Ethnic influences-Activities associated with common cultural traditions and peoples of shared descent, and with exchanges between such traditions and peoples. Germans-
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 dwelling is historically significant showing development along Queen Street at the turn of the century.
SHR Criteria b)
[Associative significance]
This dwelling is associated with the Schonbein family one of the early Germany families to settle in Grafton c1870 -1880.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This quality Federation residence is architectually significant and has retained many original elements.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
It 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:

It is also significant as one of a number of buildings whose age, bulk and form, "make up" the Queens Street landscape. It has aesthetic value and should be conserved as part of a group of residences in Queen Street between Hoof and Powell streets.

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: 1640780


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