Newbridge Railway Station and yard group | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Newbridge Railway Station and yard group

Item details

Name of item: Newbridge Railway Station and yard group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -33.5836343258 Long: 149.3697929500
Primary address: Main Western railway, Newbridge, NSW 2795
Local govt. area: Blayney
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Orange
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT7 DP1182994


The listing boundary is the perimeter of the yard on the northern side taking in the sidings, stockyards and residence from the level crossing to the overbridge in the west. On the southern side of the site it follows the brick retaining wall from the overbridge along the station, including the base of the footbridge and the horse dock then following the edge of the track to the level crossing.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main Western railwayNewbridgeBlayney  Primary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Rail Infrastructure CorporationState Government 

Statement of significance:

The group is significant as it forms an intact small mainline station complex in good condition with an unusual adaptation of the building and platform to achieve duplication. It represents in unaltered form a station complex circa 1914 with track and yard arrangements still in position. The buildings and and site form an integral part of the town of Newbridge, without which the town would not have survived.
The station building is a very fine early railway structure located within an intact setting. The other structures add to the completeness of the site and are good representative examples of their types when built.
Date significance updated: 27 Nov 00
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Physical description: BUILDINGS
station building - type 3, second class sub-type 1, 1882, LEP, HS
signal box - skillion roof timber,1915
lamp room
platform faces - 1882 and 1914
footbridge - timber, 1914
crane - Gregory 5 ton jib crane

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 scientifically 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 0121002 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

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Data source

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Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5012121
File number: EF14//4434

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