Residential Trees: Byng Street

Location Front yard, south east corner of Hill and Byng Street, part of the Precinct of Central Orange.

Tree Species Common Spruce (Picea abies) Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens ‘Glauca’)

Physical Description Located in garden of significant heritage home. A dominant part of the streetscape of this corner. Both trees are mature specimens with excellent form and viability. Residential Tree Statements Both trees are aesthetically significant due to their form and contrasting foliage variation. They form a key visual element of the streetscape and address both Hill and Byng Streets.


holy TrinityLocation Holy Trinity Church – corner of Byng and Anson Street, part of the Precinct of Central Orange.

Tree Species Pin Oak (Quercus palustris) Physical Description A healthy specimen located in Anson Street, with a typical domed crown. The foliage in summer creates minimal light penetration, creating shade and solar amenity in the winter months.

Statement of Significance The Oak is an aesthetically significant element of the Byng Street streetscape, with its height and seasonal colour. The visual relationship between the Holy Trinity Church and the Oak lends to each a sense of scale and permanency.

Associated Heritage Listing: The Holy Trinity Church is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of National Significance; the Rectory is of State Significance and the Bluestone Hall is of Local significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.

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