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Wardens Cottage & Lockup (former)

Item details

Name of item: Wardens Cottage & Lockup (former)
Other name/s: Wardens Cottage & Lockup
Type of item: Built
Primary address: John Street, East Maitland, NSW 2323
Parish: Maitland
County: Northumberland
Local govt. area: Maitland
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
John StreetEast MaitlandMaitlandMaitlandNorthumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Historic: Record of establishment of town as centre for government administration and long association with law and order. Aesthetic: One of a group of buildings associated with law and order in John Street/Lindsay Street precinct. Representative example of building type in usual restrained Classical style. Marred by alterations which are reversible.
Date significance updated: 26 Jun 98
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Description

Physical description: Style: Victorian Classical. Exterior: Brick. Single storey cottage and lock up with rendered quoins and detailing around front door.
Modifications and dates: Roofs replaced with concrete tiles - entry porch added - detracts from character.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
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)-
7. Governing-Governing Government and Administration-Activities associated with the governance of local areas, regions, the State and the nation, and the administration of public programs - includes both principled and corrupt activities. (none)-
7. Governing-Governing Law and order-Activities associated with maintaining, promoting and implementing criminal and civil law and legal processes (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Record of establishment of town as centre for government administration and long association with law and order.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
One of a group of buildings associated with law and order in John Street/Lindsay Street precinct. Representative example of building type in usual restrained Classical style. Marred by alterations which are reversible.
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 1079343
Local Environmental Plan 199303 Sep 93 0980029
Local Environmental Plan I5216 Dec 11   
Heritage study 1994 20029

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maitland Heritage Survey Review19940029Brian McDonald & Associates  Yes

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: 2000204


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