BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

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Project: Granuaille Road – Campbell’s House ‘Byron Lodge’

Description of Proposed Works:

The proposed works include the restoration of the Heritage Item known as Campbell’s House ‘Byron Lodge’ located at 16 Granuaille Road, Bangalow. The proposed works include the restoration of the house façade to the original heritage appearance.

The works will include the removal of current enclosed verandah and reinstatement with the historic bullnose verandah, ornate posts, trims and restoration of the original verandah French doors.

 

The proposed works have previously been approved as part of Development Application 10.2014.419.1 for the purposes of a veterinary establishment.

 

Campbell’s House  ‘Byron Lodge’ is a prominent historic item which is highly visible from Granuaille Road (being a main entrance to the township of Bangalow).

Value of Works: $25,000                                                      Grant Funding Sought: $3,000 

Assessment Criteria

Complies

Assessment Notes

Projects of demonstrated heritage value to the community, e.g. the restoration of an important local heritage house;

Yes

Campbell’s House ‘Byron Lodge’ is specifically identified as a Heritage Item under the Byron LEP 2014. The works will include the full façade restoration of a significant local heritage house.

Projects which are highly visible to the public, e.g. the replacement of a verandah to a building in a main street location;

Yes

The site is located at 16 Granuaille Road, Bangalow and forms a significant component of the streetscape when entering into Bangalow from the north along Granuaille Road.

Projects which have high public accessibility, e.g. a local museum, church or a private home which is open to the public several times a year;

Yes

The site is highly visible from Granuallie Road and has previolus planning approval to operate as a Veterinary Establishment which will thereby provide access into the heritage item to members of the community. 

Projects that are in an area which has received little or no funding;

Yes

The Dwelling House has not received funding for maintenance purposes.

Projects involving aspects of heritage which have received little or no funding e.g.historic gardens;

No

 

Urgent projects to avert a threat to a heritage item; or

Yes

Dwelling House is in an increasing state of disrepair and as such the façade restoration and reinstatement of the original fabric of the building will form both preventative maintenance of the building and significant restoration works.

The applicant's ability to demonstrate financial responsibility with regard to the project, and demonstrated ability to complete the project by May in the same financial year. Council’s Heritage Advisor and Heritage Advisory Committee will consider applications for funding assistance and recommendations will then be made to Council

Yes

The applicant has provided 2 quotes to undertake the restoration works.

Timing of Projects

All works must be completed by the beginning of May within the same financial year as the granting of funding approval

Yes

Works will be undertaken prior to May 2017.

 

Condition

Colour scheme for the restoration of Campbell’s House ‘Byron Lodge’ are to be approved in writing by Council prior to the commencement of works.