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Orange’s historic Caldwell House old nurses home to be saved | Central Western Daily



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Orange’s historic Caldwell House old nurses’ home is to be saved after a government planning body ruled in favour of its preservation. The 1937 building was facing demolition after its owner Health Infrastucture, a state government department, said it was so riddled with asbestos after being attacked by vandals, it could not be saved. However, after three months deliberation the Western Regional Planning Panel has ruled in favour of arguments to preserve the Sale Street building. The adjacent former nurses quarters on the corner of Sale and Dalton streets will be knocked down. Orange mayor Reg Kidd said Caldwell House was “an important building for the heritage of Orange” and was pleased it would be saved. “Despite the…

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