Residential Trees: Glenroi

Glenroi6Location Endsleigh House, Endsleigh Avenue, part of the Precinct of Glenroi.

Tree Species Cedar (Cedrus sp.) Conifer (Chamaecyparis sp.)

Physical Description The historic homestead of Endsleigh House is characterised by a mixed planting of Conifers. The bright yellow/green foliage of the Chamaecyparis contrasts with that of the deciduous Cedar located in the front yard.

Residential Tree Statements These trees have an association with the historic development of Orange as Endsleigh House was built in 1856 for one of Orange’s early land holders, Joseph Moulder. The contrasting yellow and grey/green foliage of the Conifers and Cedars respectively are visually prominent within the Endsleigh Avenue streetscape.

Associated Heritage Listing: Endsleigh House is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.


 

Significant Trees: Glenroi

Glenroi Poplar
Precinct of Glenroi

Location In front of Saleyards office, Edward St, part of the Precinct of Glenroi.

Tree Species Lombardy Poplar (Populus nigra cv. ‘Italica’)

Physical Description Two mature Lombardy Poplars located in the front yard of the Saleyard office/canteen. The dark green leaves turn a brilliant yellow in the autumn.

Statement of Significance The Poplars are aesthetically significant due to their seasonal/autumn foliage colour and as mature specimens. The Poplars are quite a dominant aspect of the streetscape. They are also associated with the saleyards; an important site for agriculture and commerce in Orange.


Radiata Pine gelnroiLocation Bloomfield House, Catto Close, part of the Precinct of Glenroi.

Tree Species Radiata Pine (Pinus radiata)

Physical Description The long driveway of Bloomfield House is characterised by plantings of mature Radiata Pines. The Radiata Pines display an open canopy with an upright shape.

Residential Tree Statements The mature Radiata Pines create a strong entry statement, contributing to the heritage character of Bloomfield House. Associated Heritage Listing: Bloomfield House is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of Local Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.


Glenroi7Location Blowes Road and Dairy Creek Road, part of the Precinct of Glenroi.

Tree Species Radiata Pine (Pinus radiata)

Physical Description The northern side of Blowes Road is lined with a row of mature Radiata Pines. Many of the trees have lost their lower branches. This is a characteristic of the Radiata Pines growth pattern.

Statement of Significance The lineal grouping of Pines is a visually significant distinction between Leewood Industrial Estate and residential Glenroi. The visual dominance of the mature Pines shapes the landscape character of this area. The Pines appear to be a remnant windbreak and provide a link to the European approach to farming: clearing the land and then planting exotic species as windbreaks. There is dieback on some of the trees.


Radiata Pine gelnroi2Location Lone Pine Avenue, part of the Precinct of Glenroi.

Tree Species Radiata Pine (Pinus radiata)

Physical Description Located on the eastern side of Lone Pine Avenue and forms a distinctive border between road and orchard. Pines are showing characteristic lower branch die back.

Statement of Significance The mature Pines form a windbreak between the road and the orchard. This planting pattern is indicative of historic agricultural practices in the area in which large trees were planted to protect the brittle branches of the orchard trees.

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