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Scone Railway Station

Item details

Name of item: Scone Railway Station
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Platform/ Station
Location: Lat: -32.0468134432 Long: 150.8670288800
Primary address: Main Northern railway, Scone, NSW 2337
Local govt. area: Upper Hunter
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Wanaruah

Boundary:

The listing boundary for the station is formed by the New England Highway crossing of the tracks to the north, the property boundaries on either side of the tracks with the forecourt to the station at the end of Susan St and to the south the crossing at St Aubins St.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Main Northern railwaySconeUpper Hunter  Primary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
RailCorpState Government16 Nov 98

Statement of significance:

Scone station is a fine mid-Victorian station building dating from the opening of the line. The building is well detailed and of fine proportion, it forms part of a group of buildings on that section of the line all that date from the opening of the line and which form a very important group of railway buildings in the state. The building also forms an important civic group in the town and contributes greatly to its character. The station is a focal point of the northern approach to the town.
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Description

Physical description: BUILDINGS
station building - type 4(RailCorp s170 study reveals this to be type 3), brick second class station, 1871, RNE, HS
signal box - standard timber skillion roof type 3
Out of Shed
STRUCTURES
platform face - brick 1871
jib crane
former goods loading facility
Current use: Railway Station
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 0124202 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     
Register of the National Estate  21 Mar 78   

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
TourismAttraction Homepage2007Heritage Express Journeys View detail

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045346


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