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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 221 Bacon Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


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

Statement of significance:

This cottage is historically significant as one of a group of small federation style weatherboard clad dwelling in Bacon Street. It is likely to be a pair with 219. While modified it has retained its form and scale and is significant aesthetically to the historic streetscape.
Date significance updated: 13 Aug 15
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Physical description: Small single storey weatherboard cottage likely to be a pair with 219. Steeply pitched hipped iron roof with skillion over the front verandah which would have extended across the front of the cottage. Verandah now partially enclosed. Central door way with windows on either side. Large carport along the entire length of the cottage. No front fence and no historically significant garden.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:30 Apr 08
Modifications and dates: Renovated with an enclosed verandah.
Further information: Removal of enclosed verandah would enhance appearance and integrity of this dwelling.
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 federation style cottage is historically significant demonstrating confidence in Grafton c1900.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This cottage is likely to be a pair with 219 and it contributes along with 223 to the Bacon Street landscape.
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:

Listed on CVLEP 2011


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanClarence Valley Local Environmental Plan 2011I49823 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

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1640892

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