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: Cottage
Primary address: 117 Cornwall Street, Taree, NSW 2430
Parish: Taree
County: Macquarie
Local govt. area: Greater Taree
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
117 Cornwall StreetTareeGreater TareeTareeMacquariePrimary Address


Physical description: Asymmetrical residence after Federation style. Asbestos sheet and corrugated iron with original extensive fence
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Good example of type with intact detail including rendered brick and lattice front fence on important corner site. Complements No.119

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Example of town expansion in the 1920's
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Important component of a group of timber Californian bungalow dwellings in Cornwall Street, on the corner of Allen Street
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Example of changing housing standards in the early 20th Century
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I13417 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Greater Taree Heritage Study1990G37Suters Architects Snell  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1660026

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