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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: 141 Alice Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
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Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
141 Alice StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

With its steeply pitched iron roof and ashlar decoration to the front gable this single storey weatherboard clad dwelling is aesthetically pleasing and contributes to the Alice streetscape. Historically it demonstrates development in Alice street at the turn of the century and is representative of its type.
Date significance updated: 25 May 08
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Physical description: Single storey quality Federation styled bungalow located on a large block (837 sq meters). Typical Federation features include a steeply pitched hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof with gablet ventilation. Projecting gable to the front with ashlar decoration under the gable. Bull-nosed roof over the front and side verandahs which have subsequently been enclosed with aluminium windows. Original joinery to a pair of long, narrow front windows and front door. Cottage garden. Wire and metal post fence with matching iron gate. Garage at rear.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Structurally sound. Guttering needs replacement.
Date condition updated:07 Nov 07
Modifications and dates: Enclosing of front and side verandahs
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: No historical research undertaken.

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 a)
[Historical significance]
Historically it is significant showing development in Alice Street at the turn of the century.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The architectural detailing of this dwelling with its steeply pitched roof and ashlar decoration to the front gable is aesthetically significant and contributes to the Alice streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
This residence 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:

This building is listed as part of a group of historic buildings located in Alice street between Powell and Dobie streets. It should be carefully conserved to original details.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I45823 Dec 11 2011-701 
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Within a conservation area on an LEPGrafton Heritage Conservation AreaC323 Dec 11 2011-701 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
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: 1640836

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