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Item details

Name of item: Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 26-28 Brae Street, Inverell, NSW 2360
Local govt. area: Inverell
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
26-28 Brae StreetInverellInverell  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Within the Brae Street Precinct.
One of the finest late Victorian cottages in the town due to its sophisticated timber verandah balustrade and gable board and finials. It is one of a significant group along Brae Street.
Date significance updated: 04 Oct 12
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Physical description: Tall galvanized iron gable roof with one gable to street, bull nose verandah to two sides, and sympathetic bull nose verandah addition to other side. Finely carved and sophisticated gable barge board, timber fretwork balustrade, French doors to verandah, and a fine Edwardian front door.
Finely carved verandah post brackets, shaped posts.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Sound, Intact, Original Condition and altered sympathetically.
Date condition updated:04 Oct 12
Current use: Domestic Dwelling
Former use: Residential


Historical notes: The Knapton family lived in this dwelling during the 1930s

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanInverell Local Environmental Plan 2012I06807 Dec 12   
Local Environmental PlanInverell Local Environmental PlanBRA00519 Aug 88   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Inverell Heritage Study1988BRA005   No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1820026

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