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Victoria Inn (Former)

Item details

Name of item: Victoria Inn (Former)
Other name/s: Arlington Inn (Former)
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: 0 Long: 0
Primary address: 20-22 Jellore Street, Berrima, NSW 2577
Local govt. area: Wingecarribee
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
20-22 Jellore StreetBerrimaWingecarribee  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The former Victoria Inn is significant through its association with the early settlement of Berrima and its role and as coaching stop on the road south in the early days of the colony. It is aesthetically significant as an early well built Georgian cottage which is relatively intact in form and has considerable early original detail. In addition it contributes to the historic character of Berrima village as the most important building in Jellore Street group.
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Construction years: 1834-
Physical description: A one and a half storey Colonial Georgian sandstock brick cottage with sandstone quoins, lintels and sills. Symmetrical front facade has central panelled door with 4 pane fanlight. Windows are 2 x 6 pane double hung sashes. The roof is hipped and has wide boxed eaves. Lath and plaster ceilings internally with cedar staircase and joinery. English bond brickwork. 10 rooms with 11ft ceilings. Internal doors are six panelled. The 2 attic rooms have dormer windows with decorative bargeboards. One cedar fireplace surround still existing. Extensive outbuilding wing at rear of varying periods.

Modifications and dates: Berrima Conservaton Study, 1979:
Some restoration work has been carried out - shutters and joinery restored and repainted.
Further information: Listed in the Local Environmental Plan for Wingecarribee, 1989.
Part of Berrima Conservation Study, 1979.
Current use: Residential
Former use: Commercial


Historical notes: A coaching inn when owned by Levy and known as the Victoria Inn, licensed
1840. Evidence of old verandah in early painting (Berrima
Conservation Study). The stables and boarding house have now been
refurbished as a restaurant.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
2. Peopling-Peopling the continent Migration-Activities and processes associated with the resettling of people from one place to another (international, interstate, intrastate) and the impacts of such movements (none)-
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Technology-Activities and processes associated with the knowledge or use of mechanical arts and applied sciences (none)-
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 (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item is assessed as historically significant statewide.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is assessed as aesthetically significant statewide.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is assessed as socially significant locally.
SHR Criteria g)
This item is assessed as aesthetically representative statewide.
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.

Recommended management:

Berrima Conservation Study, 1979: Recommend that as the most important building in Jellore St group, its prominence should be retained. Continued residential or compatible commercial uses would be appropriate.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanWLEP 2010I12816 Jun 10   
Local Environmental Plan - Lapsed  12 Jan 90 007291
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Wingecarribee Heritage Study1991WI0128JRC Planning Services  Yes

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2680128

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