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Family Hotel

Item details

Name of item: Family Hotel
Other name/s: Bulli Heritage Hotel; Bulli Family Hotel
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Commercial
Category: Hotel
Location: Lat: -34.3339649174 Long: 150.9126752570
Primary address: 240 Princes Highway, Bulli, NSW 2516
Parish: Wonona
County: Camden
Local govt. area: Wollongong City
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Illawarra
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP66053
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
240 Princes HighwayBulliWollongong CityWononaCamdenPrimary Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Krisgay Pty LtdPrivate13 Jun 07

Statement of significance:

Key townscape element and part of the Bulli streetscape. A fine and unusual example of this period in this area which reflects changes wrought in Bulli by coming of the railway; South of Old Bulli. High level of architectural significance as one of the best examples of this type of Victorian period hotel in Australia.
Date significance updated: 10 Jan 06
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Designer/Maker: William Kerwood
Construction years: 1889-1889
Physical description: Late Victorian Filigree boom style, 3 storey corner hotel building with verandahs, dormers and a central tower, iron lace.
Current use: hotel/public bar
Former use: hotel


Historical notes: Cost 4000 pounds

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
The item has historic value
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The item has landmark, architectural and townscape value
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
The item has cultural and social value
SHR Criteria f)
The item has rarity
SHR Criteria g)
The item has representative value
Integrity/Intactness: The item has integrity
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
21(1)(b)Conservation Plan submitted for commentCMP submitted Sep 20 2006
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 0026302 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0026309 Sep 83 1244165

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Wollongong Heritage Study1991 McDonald. McPhee, Rogers, Connagher, Fullerton  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045684
File number: S90/05119 & HC 32944

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