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Guyra Railway Station group

Item details

Name of item: Guyra Railway Station group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -30.2294662474 Long: 151.6708072280
Primary address: Main Northern railway, Guyra, NSW 2365
Local govt. area: Guyra
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Guyra


The listing boundary is represented by the level crossing to the north, the property boundaries to the east and west and a line crossing the tracks to the south at a distance of 50 metres to the south end of the platform.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main Northern railwayGuyraGuyra  Primary Address
Lagoon RoadGuyraGuyra  Alternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government30 Oct 98

Statement of significance:

Guyra station group is part of a group of mid-Victorian stations built on the main north line between Tamworth and the border that represent the most intact group of buildings in the State from this period. They are all excellent examples and form an important group demonstrating the various size and form of structures used at varying sites. The group at Guyra are a good example in their own right and of high significance.
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Physical description: BUILDINGS
All infrastructure, vegetation and archaeological relics in Guyra yard between up and down distant signals. Station building - type 4, standard roadside third class brick, 1884
signal box - timber skillion roof type 3, 1918
goods shed - side shed with awning type 3 corrugated iron, 60' x 16' inc, office, 1884
platform face - brick 1884
crane - jib crane No 429 on platform
Current use: Machinery Museum
Former use: Railway Station

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 (none)-

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 0116302 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Tourism 2007Guyra Railway Station Group View detail
TourismAttraction Homepage2007Guyra Railway Station group View detail

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5012048

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