Cabarita | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Cabarita
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 2970 Wyrallah Road, Buckendoon, NSW 2472
Local govt. area: Lismore
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2970 Wyrallah RoadBuckendoonLismore  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good floodplain example of a Federation cottage, essentially intact. One of the best examples in this area. Special interest for its form and high standard of detailing. Prominent beside the river and the road, with an interesting front fence. Local significance.
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Construction years: 1905-1905
Physical description: Timber Federation cottage. Located close to road on the east side, opposite the river. Standard asymmetrical form, with skillion verandah returning to both sides. Verandah continues across front projection. Decorative brackets and weatherboard balustrade. French doors. Decorative timberwork to gable, with collar tie and finial. Small coloured panes and sidelights to double hung windows below gable. Interesting front fence with decorative use of palings.
Modifications and dates: Appears little altered.

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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
This item is assessed as aesthetically rare locally.
SHR Criteria g)
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLismore LEP 2012i522 Feb 13   
Local Environmental Plan  08 Jun 01   
Heritage study  01 Oct 95   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Lismore Heritage Study199420140Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1950176

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