Dwelling | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Dwelling
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 100 Shirley Street, Ourimbah, NSW
Local govt. area: Wyong
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
100 Shirley StreetOurimbahWyong  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A rare and substantial late federation style timber and weatherboard residence with historic significance and siting which includes mature trees and a garden in a prominent location to complement the streetscape.
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Physical description: A large timber framed weatherboard clad residence in the late federation style including complex hipped iron roof, return bull nose verandah and detailed bay window.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:12 Nov 09
Further information: Prominent location and mature trees and garden. A Report from an experienced Arborist regarding the proposed replacemnt has been submitted and presents an acceptable option in heritage terms - replacement of the trees close to the house which present a hazard and general pruning of the others subject to confirmation from Council, prior to their removal. Alterations and additions are acceptable in principle subject to a Heritage Impact Statement.


Historical notes: Circa 1910

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 Residence-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This substantial residence on a large site marks the development on this main road of an outer area of the village
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The building retains the key distinctive elements of the style including the unusual return verandah, pyramidal roof on a square plan and detailed bay window. The site complements the streetscape.
SHR Criteria f)
A rare example of a large late federation timber framed weatherboard clad residence
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 93   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Inventory of Heritage Items199193Wyong Local Environmental Plan  Yes
Wyong Shire Heritage Study Review2009 David Scobie ArchitectsDavid Scobie Yes

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2720368

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