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: 25 Edinburgh Drive, Taree, NSW 2430
Parish: Taree
County: Macquarie
Local govt. area: Greater Taree
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
25 Edinburgh DriveTareeGreater TareeTareeMacquariePrimary Address


Physical description: Brick and corrugated iron asymmetrical residence in Federation style
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: Good example with generally intact detail in prominent corner site. A photo taken shortly after the house was built should be retained on file. The reinstatement of missing detail to front fence, verandah and gable should be encouraged.

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Dwelling associated with the growth of Taree at the beginning of the 20th Century
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Rare example of weatherboard Federation style in Taree
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
A dwelling type rare in the town area, representing changing living standards
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
Has little value for scientific research
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 I13717 Sep 10   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Greater Taree Heritage Study1990K19Suters Architects Snell  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1660105

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