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: 219 Bacon Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
219 Bacon StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This well presented Federation style cottage is representative of its type with a central hallway, bull-nosed verandah, original joinery and steeply pitched roof. It is historically significant showing confidence in Grafton c1900.
Date significance updated: 30 Apr 08
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Physical description: This weatherboard clad single storey cottage has a steeply pitched hipped iron roof. A bull-nosed verandah extends across the front of the house and is supported by timber posts. Plain pickets infill below the verandah rail. Metal sunhoods cover the windows on the side. A pair of French doors open to the verandah. Joinery to windows and doors appears original. No historically significant garden. Picket front fence. Situated on a large block.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:30 Apr 08
Current use: Residence
Former use: 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]
This well presented federation cottage tells of growth in Grafton c1900.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
With cottages at nos 223 and 221 this dwelling contributes to the Bacon Street streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
This cottage is representative of its type.
Integrity/Intactness: 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 PlanClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011I49723 Dec 11 2011-701 
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
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: 1640891

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