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Palmers Island Residence

Item details

Name of item: Palmers Island Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 858 Yamba Road, Palmers Island, NSW 2463
Parish: Taloumbi
County: Clarence
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
858 Yamba RoadPalmers IslandClarence ValleyTaloumbiClarencePrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This residence is significant as a good example of the Federation style house with traditional features of roof design, plan form and details such as timber decoration under the gable still intact. It is in a prominent location on the main road into Yamba.
Date significance updated: 15 Mar 06
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Physical description: Set right on the main road this Federation style house has all the traditional local federation features of roof design and plan form. Barge roll and timber decoration under the gable. Verandah posts are turned. Extensive lattice to verandahs. No fence to the road.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:28 Nov 05
Further information: Replacement of the modern guttering with appropriate guttering would enhance the appearance of this home.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: No readily available history.

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

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 812499
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maclean Shire Local Environmental Study1989122   No
Maclean Shire Heritage Study1989122T. Shellshear  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1990068

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