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Woodford Island Residence

Item details

Name of item: Woodford Island Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 321 Woodford Dale Road, Woodford Island, NSW 2463
Parish: Woodford
County: Clarence
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
321 Woodford Dale RoadWoodford IslandClarence ValleyWoodfordClarencePrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This Federation style weatherboard house with hipped roof, gable projections and bull nosed verandah is architecturally significant. It is a good representative example of this housing style on the north coast and is largely intact.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 06
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Physical description: Federation style weatherboard house, hipped roof with gable projections and bull nosed verandah. House has recently been restored showing much sensitivity to form and original colour schemes. Nice details of cast iron balustrade and frieze to verandah, nicely picked out window surrounds and gable. Set in cottage gardens with date palms. Property overlooks the river.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:08 Mar 06
Modifications and dates: c20002 sympathetic extension of billiard room. Extensions to rear possibly earlier.
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: No readily available history but worthy of research.

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 Federation style weatherboard house with hipped roof, gable projections and bull nosed verandah is architectually significant.
SHR Criteria g)
This is a good representative example of a Federation 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 812499
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maclean Heritage Study2006 Jane Gardiner  Yes
Maclean Shire Heritage Study1989133T. Shellshear  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1990076

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