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: 8 Stevenson Street, Taree, NSW 2430
Parish: Taree
County: Macquarie
Local govt. area: Greater Taree
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
8 Stevenson StreetTareeGreater TareeTareeMacquariePrimary Address


Physical description: Single storey weatherboard and iron cottage of asymmetrical Federation influence. Weatherboard cladding and upper cement sheet with louvred ventilator to street and side street facing gables. Deeply recessed skillion verandahs. Grouped timber posts on two sides. Bay window to side street. Timber picket front fence has been replaced and portico added - these elements do not detract from overall interpretation of the residence.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Example of type, ie transitional Federation to bungalow styles. Interesting art nouveau leadlight side lights to front door. Verandah detail and fence appears to be intact original

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Federation style with skillion verandahs in prominent elevated corner position
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Good example of type and use of available materials of the time.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Forms group with No 15
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 I18617 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Greater Taree Heritage Study1990G12Suters Architects Snell  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1660080

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