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Barden & Ribee Saddlery

Item details

Name of item: Barden & Ribee Saddlery
Other name/s: Saddlery
Type of item: Built
Primary address: 473 High Street, Maitland, NSW 2320
Parish: Maitland
County: Northumberland
Local govt. area: Maitland
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
473 High StreetMaitlandMaitlandMaitlandNorthumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Historic: Important record of pattern of commercial development and of a saddlery as interpretation of reliance on horses for local transport in C19th. Aesthetic: Excellent Victorian Free Classical street facade with central pediment making skyline. Painted signs on preserved shop front record original use. Some original fitments and other evidence of use preserved in interior.
Date significance updated: 15 Jun 98
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Description

Physical description: Style: Victorian Free Classical. Exterior: Brick. Interior: Relatively Intact. Excellent example of Victorian commercial premises. Exterior appearance and Barden & Ribbee shopfront signs retained Classical devices in facade include urns to parapet, deep cornice and stucco arches to windows.
Modifications and dates: Interior adaptation to restaurant use retains evidence of original saddlery function.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Commerce-Activities relating to buying, selling and exchanging goods and services (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Important record of pattern of commercial development and of a saddlery as interpretation of reliance on horses for local transport in C19th.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Excellent Victorian Free Classical street facade with central pediment making skyline. Painted signs on preserved shop front record original use. Some original fitments and other evidence of use preserved in interior.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item has rarity value.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item has representative value.
Integrity/Intactness: This item has integrity value.
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Regional Environmental Plan  03 Nov 89   
Local Environmental Plan  03 Sep 93   
Local Environmental Plan I16316 Dec 11   
Heritage study 1994 10162

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maitland Heritage Survey Review19940162Brian McDonald & Associates  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2000189
File number: HC 30093/32405, S90/05905


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