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Cartrefle (Residence)

Item details

Name of item: Cartrefle (Residence)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 79 Howe Street, Lambton, NSW 2299
Local govt. area: Newcastle
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
79 Howe StreetLambtonNewcastle  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

One of the most outstanding examples of Federation architecture in Newcastle. In good original condition. Internal fabric of note.
Date significance updated: 29 Oct 12
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Physical description: Single storey federation style house of brick construction, featuring two verandahs on north and east side. National Trust - Multigabled slate roof with terra cotta ridging, and multi facetted brick walls breaking into square bays. There are bullseye windows, runs of sash windows with decorative leadlight glazing and two identical front doors with sidelights, one to each street frontage. The interior is largely intact with decorative plaster ceilings.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I23015 Jun 12 64 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Newcastle Heritage Study199086Unknown  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2170086
File number: 86

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