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The Newcastle Club, 40 Newcomen St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

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List Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive)
Class Historic
Legal Status Registered (21/10/1980)
Place ID 14143
Place File No 1/09/063/0026
Statement of Significance
One of Australia's finest club premises. Designed in Georgian Revival style by Robin Dods and completed after his death by spain and cosh. The building is prominent in the townscape and contains an interior of great distinction, with high quality joinery and plasterwork. One of the last examples of the work of a prominent early twentieth century Australian architect. It exhibits many features characteristic of his Queensland domestic architecture, and shows the influence of American Georgian Revival.
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Description
A large residential club house in the Colonial Georgian style built in dark brick with stone dressings and a marseilles tile roof. The interior has great distinction with high quality, well finished joinery and plasterwork. Details like door furniture, light fittings, carpets and furniture all appear to be original.
History Not Available
Condition and Integrity
The club was founded in 1885 and this is its third club house.
Location
Including sandstone walls and contents, 40 Newcomen Street, located on western corner of King and Newcomen Streets, Newcastle.
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Report Produced  Thu Aug 21 23:17:19 2014