Kembla | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Kembla

Item details

Name of item: Kembla
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Main Street, Clunes, NSW 2480
Local govt. area: Lismore
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Main StreetClunesLismore  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Expansive Federation house set in generous grounds, in the heart of Clunes village. Clearly a home of some distinction. Decoration generally restrained, apart from roof. Few visible signs of alteration. Remains one of the best period rural homes in the City. A continuing testament to the district's years of prosperity at the turn of the century. Townscape value enhanced by gardens and fence (see landscape form 30049). High local significance.
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Description

Physical description: Outstanding Federation home on large corner site. Retains generous grounds and farm outbuildings. Weatherboard with iron roof. Complex form. Verandah and decorative gables to front and sides. Picket fence all around. (For landscape information see item 30049.)
Modifications and dates: In excellent condition. Appears little altered.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Agriculture-Activities relating to the cultivation and rearing of plant and animal species, usually for commercial purposes, can include aquaculture (none)-
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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item is assessed as aesthetically representative locally. 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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLismore LEP 2012i722 Feb 13   
Local Environmental Plan  08 Jun 01   
Heritage study  01 Oct 95   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Lismore Heritage Study199420075Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1950111


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