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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 88 Ross Road, Queanbeyan, NSW 2620
Local govt. area: Queanbeyan
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
88 Ross RoadQueanbeyanQueanbeyan  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Example of a Federation era (c1890-1915) house. Part of the surviving early twentieth century building fabric of the town, that contributes to the town's historic character.
Date significance updated: 17 Aug 07
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Physical description: Single storied Federation era weatherboard house with high pitched roof of corrugated iron. Verandah supported by square timber columns with small piers at the bottom and arched timber balance and shaped timber bracket.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:23 Jan 07
Modifications and dates: Unknown.


Historical notes: Built before 1935.

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)
Example of a Federation era (c1890-1915) house.
Integrity/Intactness: Largely intact.
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  13 Jul 07 90 

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Queanbeyan Heritage Review2007 Peter Kabaila  Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2290299

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