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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling
Other name/s: Turnbridge Wells
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 81 High Street, Taree, NSW 2430
Parish: Taree
County: Macquarie
Local govt. area: Greater Taree
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
81 High StreetTareeGreater TareeTareeMacquariePrimary Address


Physical description: Brick and iron Federation cottage
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Example of type. "Turnbridge Wells" is a rare example of a brick Federation influence cottage with bull nosed verandah and asbestos shingle awning.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Associated with a Taree builder who built a small number of brick houses in Taree.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Part of a group of three brick Federation houses rare and in prominent location within Taree.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Associated with better class of dwelling at the beginning of the 20th century.
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
Offers example to study building technology of the period.
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 I15217 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Greater Taree Heritage Study1990E22Suters Architects Snell  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1660052

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