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Maclean River Street Residence

Item details

Name of item: Maclean River Street Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 65 River Street, Maclean, NSW 2463
Parish: Taloumbi
County: Clarence
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
65 River StreetMacleanClarence ValleyTaloumbiClarencePrimary Address

Statement of significance:

A good example of a Federation style house with typical joinery details. Set within well maintained grounds on the entry road to Maclean it makes a substantial contribution to the streetscape.
Date significance updated: 13 Dec 05
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Physical description: Located on the entry road to Maclean this Federation style house has standard plan form and roof resolution. Skillion verandah on three sides probably a replacement for earlier bull nosed type. Typical joinery details in narrow double hung windows, French doors and verandah cast iron frieze. Gable decoration. Chimney intact. The well cared for garden enhances the presentation of the house. No fence.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Very well maintained
Date condition updated:13 Dec 05
Further information: A good example of this style of federation home.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: No readily available historical information

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 c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Set within well maintained grounds on the entry road to Maclean it makes a substantial contribution to the streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
A good example of a Federation style house.
Integrity/Intactness: Largely intact
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 Plan  11 May 01 812497
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maclean Heritage Study2006 Jane Gardiner  Yes
Maclean Shire Heritage Study198956T. Shellshear  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1990034

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