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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 30 Mardi Road, Mardi, NSW 2259
Local govt. area: Wyong
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
30 Mardi RoadMardiWyong  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

An aesthetically significant house having retained the original distinctive elements, displaying the prosperity of the original owner, now reflecting early patterns of permanent settlement. The house is intact and architecturally representative of the Federation period. It is the finest residence in this locality, and has retained much original detail and fabric.
Date significance updated: 29 Aug 09
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Physical description: Large, finely detailed, single storey weatherboard house. Hipped roof continues in unbroken line over verandah on two sides. Verandah terminates at each end, against projecting gable roofed bays. Turned posts support verandah roof. Brick chimneys are corbelled below terracotta pots.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:19 Nov 09
Modifications and dates: Later brick infill below verandah; later additions to rear. Verandah boards and fence both replaced.


Historical notes: Circa 1910

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Agriculture-Activities relating to the cultivation and rearing of plant and animal species, usually for commercial purposes, can include aquaculture (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]
The building reflects the spread of settlement into the locality in the early 20th Century, and is of local significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
It is a large example of its type, reflecting the position of a local pioneering family. It is of local significance for providing a record of the lifestyle of a successful local pioneer. Together with the mature garden, the building complements the streetscape
SHR Criteria f)
It has local rarity.
Integrity/Intactness: Good
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 2010 Sep 99   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Inventory of Heritage Items199120Wyong Local Environmental Plan  Yes
Wyong Shire Heritage Study1994 Rod Howard Heritage Conservation Pty Ltd  Yes
Wyong Shire Heritage Study Review2009 David Scobie ArchitectsDavid Scobie Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2720020

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