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Cobar Railway Station and yard

Item details

Name of item: Cobar Railway Station and yard
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -31.492129 Long: 145.839341
Primary address: Nyngan-Cobar railway, Cobar, NSW 2835
Local govt. area: Cobar
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Cobar

Boundary:

The listing boundary is formed by the property boundary on either side of the platform and a line crossing the tracks 50 metres to either end of the platform.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Nyngan-Cobar railwayCobarCobar  Primary Address
Railway Parade SouthCobarCobar  Alternate Address
Railway Parade NorthCobarCobar  Alternate Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government22 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

Cobar station is an excellent station building from the peak period of railway construction at a remote location at the end of a branch line built to serve the mining activity in the area, a role still played today. The building represents the finest construction and detailing and is in excellent original condition. It is an important civic building in Cobar and an important element of the States railway history.
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Description

Physical description: BUILDINGS
station building - type 4, standard roadside third class brick with brackets,1892 , LEP
barracks
STRUCTURES
platform face - timber
loading bank

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as arch. rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.
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.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
HERITAGE ACT 1977
Notice of Order Under Section 57 (2) of the Heritage Act 1977

I, the Minister for Planning, pursuant to subsection 57(2) of the Heritage Act 1977, on the recommendation of the Heritage Council of New South Wales, do by this Order:

1. revoke the Schedule of Exemptions to subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act made under subsection 57(2) and published in the Government Gazette on 22 February 2008; and

2. grant standard exemptions from subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977, described in the Schedule attached.

FRANK SARTOR
Minister for Planning
Sydney, 11 July 2008

To view the schedule click on the Standard Exemptions for Works Requiring Heritage Council Approval link below.
Sep 5 2008

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0111402 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5011972
File number: EF14/4565


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