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Duplex House

Item details

Name of item: Duplex House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Duplex
Primary address: 57- 59 Cameron Rd, Queanbeyan, NSW 2620
Local govt. area: Queanbeyan
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
57- 59 Cameron RdQueanbeyanQueanbeyan  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Example of a substantial Federation period (c.1890 - c.1915) duplex. 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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Physical description: Brick walled house with iron roof. Federation style residence. Two identical dwellings with dividing wall, in double-fronted cottage form with chimney in between. Gentle slope hipped roof of corrugated iron with false gable. The verandah is supported by brick piers with double timber posts. Verandah, broken back roof. The verandah for the left block was later infilled. Fence of wrought iron and brick piers. Double hung with multiple panes on the upper sash. Pediment on the two side blocks. Chimney is in the middle with render on the bottom and exposed brick on smaller top part. Dominant roof broken by false gables.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:23 Jan 07
Modifications and dates: Unknown.

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 substantial Federation period (c.1890 - c.1915) duplex.
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

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2290344

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