The Rock Station and yard group | NSW Environment & Heritage

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The Rock Station and yard group

Item details

Name of item: The Rock Station and yard group
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -35.2716562760 Long: 147.1183520800
Primary address: Main Southern railway, The Rock, NSW 2655
Local govt. area: Lockhart
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Wagga Wagga

Boundary:

The listing boundary extends from the level crossing at the north east end of the site, down each property boundary of the railway site and crossing the tracks in a line extending John St to intersect with Olympic St.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main Southern railwayThe RockLockhart  Primary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government16 Nov 98

Statement of significance:

The railway site is part of an area designated as an urban conservation area in the Town. The railway contributes by forming a strong south-eastern boundary to the area intersecting the town at an oblique angle and crossing the significant main street also at an oblique angle. The station is located just off the axis of the main street and contributes a strong visual element to the form of the town. The station building dates from the period of the towns prosperity and is one of the few remaining unaltered structures from that period.
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Description

Physical description: BUILDINGS
railway station - type 4, standard roadside timber, 1880
residence - station master's, type 5,brick, 1880
STRUCTURES
platform face - brick, 1880
crane and platform
ARTEFACTS
platform signs
Current use: Antique Shop
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)
[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 0126802 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Tourism 2007The Rock Station and yard group View detail
TourismAttraction Homepage2007The Rock Station and yard group View detail

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5012245


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