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Group of Houses

Item details

Name of item: Group of Houses
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 1-5 Hirst Avenue, Queanbeyan, NSW 2620
Local govt. area: Queanbeyan
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1-5 Hirst AvenueQueanbeyanQueanbeyan  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Group of houses of the Federation (c1890-1915) and inter-war era. Comprises numbers 1, 5 Hirst Avenue. Part of the surviving early twentieth century building fabric of the town, that contributes to the town's historic character.
Date significance updated: 08 Aug 07
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Description

Physical description: Comprises numbers 1, 5 Hirst Avenue. Group of single storey houses of the early 1900's. Gable corrugated iron roofing and sinmple brick chimney with cement plastered exterior and brickmotifs.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Fair.
Date condition updated:23 Jan 07
Modifications and dates: Unknown.

History

Historical notes: Hirst Avenue falls under the subdivision of Glebe No1 and No 2 subdivisions. House along the street represent the style of the early twenties. Most of the houses are of weatherboard and fibro with brick base course.

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 Development and growth of Queanbeyan town.-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Part of the surviving early twentieth century building fabric of the town, that contributes to the town's historic character.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
Group of houses of the Federation (c1890-1915) and inter-war era.
Integrity/Intactness: Fair condition.
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
Local Environmental Plan  13 Jul 07 90 

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Queanbeyan Heritage Review2007 Peter Kabaila  Yes

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2290276


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