Endsleigh Avenue Vista

Endsleigh House located on the bend of Endsleigh Avenue Location Endsleigh Avenue. Statement of Significance Endsleigh Avenue follows the Main Western Railway and has an uncharacteristic bend in the road, close to the Franklin Road rail bridge. The road bends to the West and accommodates Endsleigh House which terminates the vista. The tall exotic plantings... Continue Reading →

View from The Escort Way

View to Mount Canobolas Location View from The Escort Way at the Local Government Area (LGA) boundary. Statement of Significance View from The Escort Way at the entry point to the City reveals an unimpeded view of Mount Canobolas to the South. The view is significant in that Mount Canobolas is an iconic landform that... Continue Reading →

View Burrendong Way

Elevated view towards Orange from Burrendong Way Location View towards Orange from Burrendong Way. Statement of Significance The ridgeline behind Orange containing The Pinnacle and Mount Canobolas form the backdrop to the city and a landmark for orientation. This view is significant with respect to orientation through the rural lands towards the city, as the... Continue Reading →

Towac Pinnacle and Picnic Area

The rocky summit of the Towac Pinnacle in the foreground, with views over cultivated agricultural land Location Pinnacle Road, approximately 12 km South West from Orange. Statement of Significance The Towac Pinnacle is a significant geological formation. The Towac Pinnacle Picnic Area is a place of historic and aesthetic significance and is a Schedule 8... Continue Reading →

View of Bluestone Church

Location Methodist Church, Carcoar Road. Statement of Significance This view is considered significant because of the positioning of the church on the hill and its relationship with remnant Eucalypt vegetation. The foreground to the view from Forest Road is a flat, open paddock with minimal diversity and this draws the eye to the church in... Continue Reading →

Views of Native Vegetation

Location Native Vegetation - various locations, yet predominantly in the Eastern areas of the Local Government Area. Statement of Significance Patches of remnant Box vegetation occur sporadically throughout the Local Government Area (LGA) and are mostly contained to road reserves and isolated hillsides. Views of these remnants contribute to the way in which Orange is... Continue Reading →

View from Phoenix Mine Road

Location Phoenix Mine Road. Statement of Significance Phoenix Mine Road offers a sequence of changing views as it traverses up slope from Lucknow. The road meanders to accommodate the level change and this results in a range of views being available. The road rises from the floor of Frederick’s Valley near Lucknow and elevated views... Continue Reading →

Frederick’s Valley

Location Frederick’s Valley is traversed by the Mitchell Highway between Chinaman’s Bend and Shadforth. Statement of Significance The landscape of Frederick’s Valley is characterised by evidence of Orange’s historical development since European settlement. The land has been cleared for agriculture and mining; the creek course diverted for mining; villages have been settled and roadways built.... Continue Reading →

View from Gateway Park

View of Mount Canobolas and The Pinnacle from Gateway Park Location View from Gateway Park, Bathurst Road (Mitchell Highway). Statement of Significance View of Mount Canobolas and The Pinnacle from Gateway Park, as seen through the avenue of Lombardy Poplars. This view signifies the arrival into Orange City Centre and can only be appreciated in... Continue Reading →

View from Duntryleague

Location Duntryleague. Statement of Significance The view from Duntryleague verandah is a highly scenic view that captures the picturesque qualities of the golf course and the township beyond. The water towers in the middle ground were identified as being “unsightly” during the community consultation however their position on the hill with the sky as a... Continue Reading →

Vista along National Avenue

Vista along National Avenue Location National Avenue, looking East. Statement of Significance This vista is significant because of the established avenue of good specimen Plane trees, proximity to parklands and row of quality homes. The changing landscape quality with the seasons due to deciduous trees and the open parklands to the South reinforce the parkland... Continue Reading →

View from Rotary Park

Location Dalton Street, Rotary Park - Mount Lindsay. Statement of Significance View across the city to the ridgeline containing Mount Canobolas and The Pinnacle from Rotary Park at Mount Lindsay. The view is significant as there are limited opportunities within the region to view the city as the foreground to Mount Canobolas. During Autumn and... Continue Reading →

View from Botanic Gardens

Views from Botanic Gardens looking South West Location Botanic Gardens, Kearney’s Drive. Statement of Significance The view from the Botanic Gardens is considered significant as it is a spectacular, uninterrupted view of Mount Canobolas and its foothills. Agricultural plantings and windbreaks can be seen on the gently undulating foothills in the foreground to Mount Canobolas.... Continue Reading →

Views of Windbreaks

Location Windbreaks, generally located throughout the Local Government Area but predominantly on the elevated plateau to the South. Statement of Significance Windbreaks are a characteristic feature of the rural lands within Orange City, they are particularly prevalent in the Southern areas of the city on the elevated plateau. The lack of relief in landform on... Continue Reading →

Vista along Anson Street

Excellent specimens of Plane Trees on Anson Street Location Vista along Anson Street. Statement of Significance The vista on Anson Street is considered significant given that the Plane trees are excellent specimens for their species and the view to the North is terminated by the church spires of the Uniting Church and Holy Trinity. The... Continue Reading →

Silhouettes – Summer Street

Location Summer Street. Statement of Significance Building silhouettes, particularly in Summer Street, are important in revealing the architectural style at the time of design. The rows of decorative silhouettes align the vista along Summer Street and create a sense of place which suggests something about the era in which the buildings were constructed. The soft pastel... Continue Reading →

Vista along Byng Street

Location Vista along Byng Street, looking West, (near Nile Street). Statement of Significance The vista along Byng Street is signified by the offset of the Holy Trinity Church spire in the distance. The avenue of Elms aligning Byng Street define the view and emphasise the characteristic spire which can be seen from numerous points within... Continue Reading →

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