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Cottage Museum

Item details

Name of item: Cottage Museum
Other name/s: Merriwa Cottage
Type of item: Built
Location: Lat: -32.1389177170 Long: 150.3536670010
Primary address: Bow Street, Merriwa, NSW 2329
Parish: Merriwa
County: Brisbane
Local govt. area: Upper Hunter
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Wanaruah
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOTC DP418098
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Bow StreetMerriwaUpper HunterMerriwaBrisbanePrimary Address
Bettington RoadMerriwaUpper HunterMerriwaBrisbaneAlternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Upper Hunter Shire CouncilLocal Government 
Current use: Museum
Former use: Cottage

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
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. Housing townsfolk - terraces and cottages-

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 0025902 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0025913 May 83 712124
Local Environmental Plan  01 May 92   

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Tourism 2007Cottage Museum View detail
TourismAttraction Homepage2007Cottage Museum View detail

Note: internet links may be to web pages, documents or images.

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045354
File number: S90/05334 & HC 32903

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