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Maclean Oban Street Residence

Item details

Name of item: Maclean Oban Street Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 11 Oban Street, Maclean, NSW 2463
County: Clarence
Local govt. area: Clarence Valley


The property boundary.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11 Oban StreetMacleanClarence Valley ClarencePrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This residence is significant as part of group of Federation house which make up the streetscape on the eastern side of Oban Street. While clad original details still remain and the house has retained its steep front gable often a signature of the builder Robertson's work.
Date significance updated: 09 Feb 06
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Physical description: A single storey weatherboard building now clad, located on a long narrow block with no car access to the front. The front verandah has been enclosed but the form and scale of the residence is identical to others in Oban street. Gabled iron roof with prominent front gable. The present red brick fence with original wrought iron gate is not in keeping with the age of the house.

A side gable still contains scalloped timber decoration and finial
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Well maintained
Date condition updated:09 Feb 06
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

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This house contributes to the Oban streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
It is representative of the style of house built by R
Integrity/Intactness: Clad but 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  29 Feb 08 261328
Heritage study     

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1990345

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