Heritage places around Eurobodalla out for comment

EUROBODALLA Shire Council is calling for feedback from residents on a list of 79 items, places and areas of heritage significance that, when adopted, will be added to two Local Environmental Plans (LEPs).

The list is on public exhibition until July 8 and includes houses, roads and boat sheds as well as graves and a bridge that have been assessed as significant by the Eurobodalla Community Based Heritage Study 2011.

These places include the Tilba post office, several buildings at Cadgee, as well as Lynch’s Hotel, pilot station and boat sheds on Forsters Bay at Narooma – see a full list in the online version of this story on the Narooma News website.

Five other places that the study has recommended be removed from the heritage list are also on exhibition.

The Community Based Heritage Study was carried out by a heritage advisor and many local residents through the Eurobodalla Heritage Advisory Committee and re-assessed each of the items, places and areas listed in the Shirewide Heritage Study 1997.

“The community-based nature of the study has made sure the findings reflect what the community values,” said Clr Fergus Thomson, chairman of the Heritage Advisory Committee.

When the exhibition period is over, Council will move toward making the amendment to the 2012 LEP which will also transfer existing heritage items, places and areas as well as correct drafting errors.

Heritage lists that make up the proposed LEP amendments until July 8 at council’s customer service centre in Moruya, the library at Narooma and on Council’s website, www.esc.nsw.gov.au

If you would like more information, please contact heritage planner, Stephen Halicki on 4474 1324.

Eurobodalla Shire Council adopted the findings of the Community Based Heritage Study in November 2011 and resolved that the changes be included in an amendment to the LEP 2012 and the Rural LEP 1987. Part of this process is to once again ask the community, including the owners of the listed heritage properties, to have a final say.

Proposed Amendments to the Eurobodlla LEP 2012 Heritage:

Brauer House 306 to 308 Bermagui Road, Akolele

Corner Shop, 1 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Corruna Diggings and Mine, south edge of Corruna Lake, Corruna

Cottage, (old Cheese factory office) 83 Princes Highway, Bodalla

Forest Home School, River Road, Cadgee

Bodalla Estate, West of Princes Highway, Bodalla

Post Office (former) 266 Corkhill Drive, Tilba Tilba

Post Office and two storey buildings, 102-122 Wagonga Street, Narooma (Casey’s Café, I think)

Princes Highway Alighnment (former), North from the Dairy Shed, Bodalla

Garage (former), 56 Princes Highway, Bodalla

Hector McWilliams Memorial Cairn, Birdwood Circle, Tuross Head

Kemps Shop (former) 17 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Light from Montague Island, Princes Highway, Narooma

Lynch’s Hotel, 135 Wagonga Street, Narooma

Memorial Tree of first Wagonga School, Princes Highway, Narooma

Morts Quarry, Potato Point Road, Bodalla

All Saints Church former Rectory, 59 Princes Highway, Bodalla

Narooma Reservoir, Princes Highway, Narooma

Old Cadgee Homestead, Wattlegrove Road, Cadgee

Pilot Station, 1 Bar Rock Road, Narooma

Residence, 23 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Secretary’s Residence, 80 Princes Highway, Bodalla

Shop, 123 Wagonga Street, Narooma (Mitre 10 ex fish shop)

War Memorial, Princes Highway, Bodalla

Waterhole Flat Homestead, 1188 Eurobodalla Road, Eurobodalla

Stubbs Battery Site and Weir, Dwyers Creek Road, Eurobodalla

Mountain View Farm Cottage and Farm Buildings, 11 Mount Dromedary Trail, Tilba Tilba

Stone Quarry, Centenary Drive, Narooma

Bates General Store, 7 – 9 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Boatsheds on Foster’s Bay, Lakeview/Riverside Drive, Narooma

Bodalla Conservation Area, Princes Highway, Bodalla

Bodalla Cottage, 56 Princes Highway, Bodalla

Bodalla to Wagonga Tramway (as mapped) Princes Highway (approx.) Bodalla

Brou House Site, 81 Brou Lake Road, Bodalla

Cadgee Butter Factory, Wattlegrove Road, Cadgee

Cadgee Church, 2568 Eurobodalla Road, Cadgee

Cadgee Post Office remains, River Road, Cadgee

Carters House, 44 Princes Highway, Narooma

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