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Georgian Cottage

Item details

Name of item: Georgian Cottage
Other name/s: Former Police Residence
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 26 Paterson Street, Hinton, NSW 2321
Parish: Seaham
County: Durham
Local govt. area: Port Stephens
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
26 Paterson StreetHintonPort StephensSeahamDurhamPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

The cottage makes up part of the historical significance of Hinton. It was originally the police residence and is now a private home.
Date significance updated: 20 Jul 05
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Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:20 Jul 05
Current use: Private Home
Former use: Police Residence


Historical notes: Cottage was originally the Police Residence - the former Police Station is situated directly behind the cottage in Elizabeth Street

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
7. Governing-Governing Law and order-Activities associated with maintaining, promoting and implementing criminal and civil law and legal processes (none)-

Assessment of significance

Integrity/Intactness: Excellent
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 2323 Dec 13 755 

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: 2280178

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