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Item details

Name of item: David Jones
Other name/s: Scotts Ltd New Shops
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Commercial
Category: Commercial Office/Building
Primary address: 169-185 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
Local govt. area: Newcastle
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
169-185 Hunter StreetNewcastleNewcastle  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Perkins Street wing was originally built as grocery warehouse for D. Mitchell & Co.Hunter Street wing was built in 1908 for Scotts Ltd. Historically important as one of Newcastle's largest stores (Scotts) which established in the 1880s. The original name can still be seen on the Hunter Street facade. The interiors are of significance.
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Physical description: Perkins Street wing is a five storey liver brick building with round arched windows. Architect - E.G. Yeomans. Hunter Street wing is a three storey English bond brick facade with dark brick trims, rendered cornices and keystones. Architect - J. Reid.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanNewcastle Local Environmental Plan 2012I40715 Jun 12 64 
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Newcastle Heritage Study1990195Unknown  Yes
Review of Items of Potential State Significance in the Newcastle City Area2008 Sue Rosen and Associates Heritage Assessment And History (HAAH)  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2170195
File number: 195

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