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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: 153 Dobie Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
153 Dobie StreetGraftonClarence Valley  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

This Federation style weatherboard clad dwelling is historically significant showing subdivision and development in this section of Dobie Street c1900. It is representative of its type and contributes to the residential scale of Dobie Street.
Date significance updated: 26 Jun 08
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Physical description: A single storey weatherboard clad Federation styled dwelling. Hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof with a skillion over the front verandah. Projecting gable to the front with ashlar decoration under the apex of the gable and a pair of narrow windows with sunhood. The verandah has been renovated with metal balustrading and supports. French doors to the verandah also appear new. Brick chimney intact. Set within a cottage garden with a hedge to the street. Garage no visible from the street.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained.
Date condition updated:26 Jun 08
Modifications and dates: Renovated
Current use: Private Residence
Former use: Private Residence


Historical notes: No historical research undertaken but this is one of the older houses in this section of Dobie Street.

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]
This Federation style dwelling is historically significant showing subdivision and development in this section of Dobie Street c1900.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
It contributes to the residential scale of Dobie Street.
SHR Criteria g)
It is representative of its style
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:

Conserve the exterior with a group of residences of various ages in this section of Dobie Street.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  10 Jun 11 2011-272 
Local Environmental Plan I54723 Dec 11 2011-701 
Within a conservation area on an LEP  10 Jun 11   
Within a conservation area on an LEPGrafton Heritage Conservation AreaC323 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: 1640992

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