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Residence

Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 146 Oliver Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley

Boundary:

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

Statement of significance:

This Federation cottage, with several original elements including the rusticated finish under the barge board and batten trim showing the rising sun pattern is one of several buildings in the immediate vicinity which make a contribution to the Oliver Streetscape. It is representative of its type and well maintained.
Date significance updated: 21 Feb 08
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Description

Physical description: A typical Federation dwelling with steeply pitched iron roof with projecting gable to the front and bull-nosed iron over the front verandah. Original joinery has been retained including a pair of narrow front windows under the front gable. The gable has been decorated with a rusticated finish and batten trim demonstrating the rising sun pattern. verandah posts have been turned and the front door contains raised trim. Picket fence to the front.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:18 Feb 08
Modifications and dates: new roof. Additions to rear.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence

History

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]
This dwelling show progress in Grafton at the turn of the century.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This Federation cottage, with several original elements including the rusticated finish under the barge board on the front gable and battern trim showing the rising sun pattern is one of several buildings in the immediate vicinity which make a contribution to the Oliver Streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
It is representative of is 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:

List the exterior as a part of a group of buildings at 139,141 and 143 which contribute to this section of Oliver Street.

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: 1640869


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