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Nant Gwylan and Garden

Item details

Name of item: Nant Gwylan and Garden
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Parks, Gardens and Trees
Category: Garden Residential
Location: Lat: -34.0508034810 Long: 150.6952030120
Primary address: Exeter Street, Camden, NSW 2570
Parish: Camden
County: Camden
Local govt. area: Camden
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Tharawal
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Exeter StreetCamdenCamdenCamdenCamdenPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated

Statement of significance:

Nant Gwylan, built circa 1905 by John Peat, a Camden bricklayer of note, is an intact Edwardian house and outbuilding set in a cottage garden of the same period. Occupied for more than 90 years by the Davies family, the garden has been little altered from its inception until recent times, while the house has organically evolved over time with pavilion additions and enclosed verandas. Long-time custodian of the house and garden, Miss Llewella Davies, OAM was recognised for her services to the Camden community with a key to the town in 1999. Nant Gwylan maintains a visual relationship with the farmland lying opposite, which was associated with the Davies family from 1908 to 2000, and was donated to the town through the will of Miss Davies (Clive Lucas, Stapleton & Partners, 2004)
Date significance updated: 05 Jan 06
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Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workHeritage Act garden & building maintenance & fences

Order Under Section 57(2) to exempt the following activities from Section 57(1): weed control, garden maintenance, including cultivation, pruning and tree surgery and repairs and maintenance to existing buildings and fences, to the owners, mortgagees or lessees of the property known as "Nant Gwylan", Exeter Street, Camden and referred to in Permanent Conservation Order No. 243 (H.C. 32417)
Jan 7 1983
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 0024302 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0024307 Jan 83 20101
Local Environmental Plan 4512 Feb 92   
National Trust of Australia register Nant Gwylan155419 Jan 87   

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenClive Lucas Stapleton & Partners2004Conservation Management Plan, Nant Gwylan 33a Exeter Street, Camden
WrittenClive Lucas, Stapleton & Partners2005Statement of Heritage Impact - proposed living room, family room, bathroom, laundry, rear verandah, carport, garage and swimming pool

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045372
File number: S90/05887 & HC 32417

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