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Tyndale Residence

Item details

Name of item: Tyndale Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Location: Lat: -29.5406 Long: 153.1610
Primary address: 3121 Pacific Highway, Tyndale, NSW 2460
Parish: Tyndale
County: Clarence
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The house and garden include the backdrop across the river of a wooded hill.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
3121 Pacific HighwayTyndaleClarence ValleyTyndaleClarencePrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This residence is significant because it is a well maintained representative example of a Federation bungalow situated in a picturesque spot adjacent to the river. The wooded hill across the river provides a perfect backdrop to the site and the garden and road verge contain has several mature trees.
Date significance updated: 28 Feb 06
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Physical description: Large Federation house in weatherboard with high gambrel ended hip roof and projecting gables with bull nosed iron to verandahs. Cast iron frieze to verandah. High quality of joinery to door and sidelights, French doors, projecting bay windows and surrounds. Windows retain coloured glass. Small semi octagonal bay roof. Situated on the bend of south arm of river on the old highway. Across the river is a heavily wooded hill which provides an attractive backdrop (see image) Mature tree plantings including mango trees near the river and Norfolk pine on the street frontage.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:31 Jan 06
Further information: This is a well known house in a prominent location near the Pacific Highway and is one of the Shire's landmarks.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: It is thought this house was built by members of the Smalls family.

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]
This residence and grounds is aesthetically pleasing, located on the riverbank with a back drop of wooded hill.
SHR Criteria g)
It is a good representative example of houses built during the federation period.
Integrity/Intactness: 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 Heritage Study2006 Jane Gardiner  Yes
Maclean Shire Heritage Study1989126T. Shellshear  No

References, internet links & images


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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1990071

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