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Grenfell Railway Station

Item details

Name of item: Grenfell Railway Station
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -33.89376277673 Long: 148.15554624667
Primary address: Koorawatha-Grenfell railway, Grenfell, NSW 2810
Local govt. area: Weddin
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Cowra
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT14 DP1077731
LOT13 DP758473
LOT1 DP814707


The boundary of the listing is in two parts. Firstly around the station complex the boundary is: west from the entrance gates along the front fence of the residence across the tracks and returning south on the far side of the runaround siding, then east approximately 10m past the platform and returning north east to meet the entrance gates. The boundary of the locomotive yard is to follow the property boundary on all sides north of Camp Street including the trestle bridge and street crossing.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Koorawatha-Grenfell railwayGrenfellWeddin  Primary Address
West StreetGrenfellWeddin  Alternate Address
Camp StreetGrenfellWeddin  Alternate Address
Tyagong StreetGrenfellWeddin  Alternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government29 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

The station building is probably the finest extant example of a pioneer terminus station with timber platform face, it is in fair condition and suitable for adaptive re-use. The locomotive facility is an excellent example of a small intact terminus complex capable of use and retention. It is one of the very few remaining locomotive facilities in the state.
Date significance updated: 27 Nov 00
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Physical description: BUILDINGS
station building - type 16, Pioneer sub-type 2, class A6 design, 1901
goods shed - side shed,1901
platform face - timber with consolidated earth
turntable - Sellers 1072, 60`

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Transport-Activities associated with the moving of people and goods from one place to another, and systems for the provision of such movements Public tramline system-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
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
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.

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


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0115502 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenSimpson Dawbin Associates2001Grenfell railway station conservation management plan

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Data source

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Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5012025

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