Dwelling | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 223 Bacon Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
223 Bacon StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Whilst modified with an attic window and wider window to the front projecting gable, the form, scale and overall detailing of this federation style cottage contributes to the Bacon St streetscape which contains several similar dwellings. It is historically significant indicating development in Grafton c1900.
Date significance updated: 13 Aug 15
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Physical description: A small weatherboard clad federation style cottage with projecting gable to the front and steeply pitched iron roof. A dormer window is located in the roof but which is not original and a larger aluminium window has been inserted into the projecting gable. Small verandah to the front supported by plain posts. Carport to the rear side. No front fence and no historically significant garden.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:30 Apr 08
Modifications and dates: This dwelling has been altered. Windows have been altered and timber frames replaced with aluminium. Dormer window placed in the roof.
Further information: Reinstatement of windows to original proportions would enhance the aesthetic appearance and integrity of this building.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: No historical information researched.

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 a)
[Historical significance]
It is historically significant demonstration growth in Grafton c1900.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The form and scale of this federation cottage contributes to the Bacon Streetscape between Turf and Maud streets.
Integrity/Intactness: Modified but 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:

Listed on CVLEP 2011


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Local Environmental PlanClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011I49923 Dec 11 2011-701 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
Within a conservation area on an LEPClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011C323 Dec 11 2011-701 
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: 1640890

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