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Junee Railway Station

Item details

Name of item: Junee Railway Station
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Primary address: Main Street, Junee, NSW 2663
Parish: South Junee
County: Clarendon
Local govt. area: Junee
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main StreetJuneeJuneeSouth JuneeClarendonPrimary Address
Railway SquareJuneeJunee  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Junee Railway Station is of architectural significance and interest and the station is very important historically in the town. Junee owed its rapid growth and prosperity late last century to its development into a major rail centre.
The station, dating from 1885, is of social importance to the community on account of its lengthy association with rail travel at Junee.
The Railway Station is a key element in the streetscape of Junee, as it plays an important role in creating the historic qualities of central Junee.
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Description

Designer/Maker: J Whitton
Builder/Maker: Justin McSweeney
Construction years: 1883-1885
Physical description: Refer to description from the Register of the National Estate
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Very good condition
Modifications and dates: Internal modifications have been undertaken during various renovations over the years
Further information: Not Applicable
Current use: Railway Station
Former use: Railway Station

History

Historical notes: Original timber station constructed by William Sharp constructed in 1878, burned down in January 1882 and refer to description in the Register of the National Estate listing.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Transport-Activities associated with the moving of people and goods from one place to another, and systems for the provision of such movements (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
Refer to NSW Heritage Office listing
Integrity/Intactness: Very good
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.

Recommended management:

Refer to Conservation Management Plan

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanJunee Railway Station199218 Dec 92 1468874
Within a conservation area on an LEP     
Heritage study     

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenState Rail Authority Section 170 Register (1997)  

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1840005


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