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Henty Railway Station and yard group

Item details

Name of item: Henty Railway Station and yard group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -35.5180455580 Long: 147.0354300140
Primary address: Main Southern railway, Henty, NSW 2658
Local govt. area: Greater Hume
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Wagga Wagga
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
PART LOT1 DP878288


The listing boundary is Ivor Street on the west, Railway Parade (Olympic Hwy) on the east, Sladen Street crossing to the north and a line across the tracks 20 metres to the south of the platform.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main Southern railwayHentyGreater Hume  Primary Address
Railway ParadeHentyGreater Hume  Alternate Address
Allan StreetHentyGreater Hume  Alternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government02 Nov 98

Statement of significance:

This site contains a range of items not often found together comprising a simple skillion roof timber station building with a rare curved roof goods shed, one of the few remaining and an early gatehouse of which several are found on that section of line. Individually the goods shed is of high significance and together they form an important group of buildings. They are also prominent in the centre of the small town of Henty on the main street.
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Physical description: BUILDINGS
station building - type 7, timber skillion roof, 1904
goods shed - semi-eliptical roof non-standard 45'x17' corrugated iron
platform face - brick, c. 1880

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.
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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 0116902 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

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Database number: 5012055

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