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St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Presbytery, Convent & Hall

Item details

Name of item: St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Presbytery, Convent & Hall
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Location: Lat: -32.5914605435 Long: 149.5891897160
Primary address: 13 Church Street, Mudgee, NSW 2850
Parish: Mudgee
County: Wellington
Local govt. area: Mid-Western Regional
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Mudgee
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
PART LOT1811DP758721
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
13 Church StreetMudgeeMid-Western RegionalMudgeeWellingtonPrimary Address
Market StreetMudgeeMid-Western RegionalMudgeeWellingtonAlternate Address


Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Saint Mary's Roman Catholic ChurchReligious Organisation25 Mar 99

Statement of significance:

Fine church from the post gold rush era, making a significant contribution to the character of the central area of Mudgee.
Date significance updated: 23 Nov 01
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Physical description: Fine sandstone church in Gothic Style designed by Bathurst country architect, Edward Gell. Especially fine western facade with pointed arched doorway and side recesses and narrowly pointed stained glass windows. Beautifully scaled rose window in stone and stained glass. Tower with flared copper spire balanced in a symmetrical composition with gable end of southern aisle. Side elevation of repeating pointed arched stained glass windows.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workHeritage Act See File For Schedule

Order Under Section 57(2) to exempt the following activities from Section 57(1):
(1) The maintenance of any building or item on the site where maintenance means the continuous protective care of existing material;
(2) Garden maintenance including cultivation, pruning, weed control, the repair and maintenance of existing fences, gates and garden walls and tree surgery but not extensive lopping.
(3) Alterations to the new sacristy and walkway, and the non stone section of the presbytery provided they do not detract from the heritage significance of the church, stone section of the presbytery or the site.
Nov 17 1989
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 0068502 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - Permanent Conservation Order - former 0068517 Nov 89 1119523
Local Environmental Plan 2115 Dec 89  1083
Register of the National Estate  21 Mar 78   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Mudgee Shire Council heritage Study1985 Hughes Trueman Ludlow  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5045728
File number: S90/02023/2

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