Alloway | NSW Environment & Heritage

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Alloway

Item details

Name of item: Alloway
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Location: Lat: -29.4600539155 Long: 149.8434916380
Primary address: 15 Gwydir Street, Moree, NSW 2400
Parish: Moree
County: Courallie
Local govt. area: Moree Plains
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Moree
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTC DP406834
LOTD DP406834
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
15 Gwydir StreetMoreeMoree PlainsMoreeCouralliePrimary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
 Private17 May 99

Statement of significance:

An attractive, well-preserved cottage-style house which is one of the oldest in Moree and is a rare example of this type of architecture in the area. It is enhanced by its setting in pleasant gardens with many mature trees (National Trust).
Date significance updated: 21 Dec 01
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Description

Construction years: 1875-1875
Physical description: Garden:
The pleasant garden is well-maintained and has numerous mature trees. The front fence is probably original and is of intertwined wire and timber posts. Curtilage to include area to property boundary. (NTA).

House:
The house appears to date from the 1870s. The doorbell is dated 1876 while the cast iron lace work is dated 1880. It is sited on land granted to James Traynor in 1860. Alexander McIntosh bought the house in 1882 and the late F J Crowe purchased it from the MacIntosh Estate in 1951. The house is built of large weatherboards and has a steeply pitched gabled roof. A smaller gable breaks the line of the front verandah roof. The verandah is decorated with cast iron lace valances and brackets and has wooden posts and a brick floor. The eastern side has been enclosed with gauze.

French doors with wooden shutters, brass door knobs and curved glass open onto the front verandah.

Kitchen Wing:
A kitchen wing adjoins the main house and adjoining this is a flat which was originally the harness room.

Interior has weatherboard walls and ceilings, cedar door and architraves.

Building Material: Weatherboard (NTA).

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
1. Environment-Tracing the evolution of a continent's special environments Environment - naturally evolved-Activities associated with the physical surroundings that support human life and influence or shape human cultures. Changing the environment-
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Environment - cultural landscape-Activities associated with the interactions between humans, human societies and the shaping of their physical surroundings Developing local, regional and national economies-National Theme 3
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. Residential-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. Adapted heritage building or structure-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages 19th century suburban developments-
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Creative endeavour-Activities associated with the production and performance of literary, artistic, architectural and other imaginative, interpretive or inventive works; and/or associated with the production and expression of cultural phenomena; and/or environments that have inspired such creative activities. Architectural styles and periods - Victorian (mid)-
9. Phases of Life-Marking the phases of life Persons-Activities of, and associations with, identifiable individuals, families and communal groups Associations with Alexander McIntosh-
9. Phases of Life-Marking the phases of life Persons-Activities of, and associations with, identifiable individuals, families and communal groups Associations with James Traynor-
9. Phases of Life-Marking the phases of life Persons-Activities of, and associations with, identifiable individuals, families and communal groups Associations with F J Crowe-

Recommended management:

Recommendations

Management CategoryDescriptionDate Updated
Recommended ManagementProduce a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) 
Recommended ManagementPrepare a maintenance schedule or guidelines 
Recommended ManagementCarry out interpretation, promotion and/or education 

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workHeritage Act Record converted from HIS events


Order Under Section 57(2) to exempt the following activities from Section 57(1):
In respect of the engaging in or carrying out of the activities in respect to routine maintenance requirements of the building and grounds to the owner, mortgagee or lessee of the property known as "Alloway", 15 Gwydir Street, Moree, as shown edged heavy black on the plan catalogued H.C. 960 in the office of the Heritage Council of New South Wales and reffered to in Permanent Conservation Order No. 394.
Jul 12 1985
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 0039402 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0039412 Jul 85 1033474
Local Environmental Plan  12 May 95   

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045211
File number: S90/04843 & HC 33036


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