Ermello | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Ermello
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 1248 Burxner Highway, Lindendale, NSW 2480
Local govt. area: Lismore
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1248 Burxner HighwayLindendaleLismore  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A rural home of great distinction. One of the best in the City. Form and detailing are more in keeping with the late Victorian era. Styling is rare locally. In excellent condition. New work appears true to the original. Further investigation of history required. Regional significance.
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Construction years: 1904-1904
Physical description: Outstanding Federation house, prominently sited beside the main road. Stone at entranceway reads "Ermello Alphaville 1904". Weatherboard with complex, all gabled, iron roof. Bullnosed verandah on three sides. Decorative timberwork to verandahs and steep pitched gables. Large canted bay below one of two front (south facing) gables. Small coloured panes to double hung windows. French doors to verandahs. Trees to front and rear. Steps up to front verandah. (Not inspected closely.)
Modifications and dates: Recently restored/reconstructed with minor additions to rear. Work appears authentic. Excellent condition.


Historical notes: Dated 1904.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-
9. Phases of Life-Marking the phases of life Persons-Activities of, and associations with, identifiable individuals, families and communal groups (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
This item is assessed as aesthetically rare locally.
SHR Criteria g)
This item is assessed as aesthetically representative regionally. This item is assessed as historically representative locally. This item is assessed as socially representative locally.
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 PlanLismore LEP 2012i3922 Feb 13   
Local Environmental Plan  08 Jun 01   
Heritage study  01 Oct 95   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Lismore Heritage Study199420060Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1950096

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