Item details

Name of item: Rivendell
Other name/s: Broughton Hall
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Health Services
Category: Psychiatric hospital/Mental institute/Asylum
Primary address: Rozelle Hospital, Leichhardt, NSW 2040
Local govt. area: Leichhardt
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Rozelle HospitalLeichhardtLeichhardt  Primary Address
Church StreetLeichhardtLeichhardt  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Remnants of original main house of Broughton, Hall Estate 1842 with additions in 1880.Association with earliest development phase "of area one of very few early 1840s large "houses surviving in the Municipality.
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Branch intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.


Physical description: Two storey Georgian residence, painted render, slate roof formerly, now concrete tiles.
Date condition updated:15 May 03
Current use: Disused - " Broughton Hall" then " Rivendell"

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item has historic significance.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item has group values. This item is assessed as architectural significance. This item has townscape significance..
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item has cultural significance.
SHR Criteria f)
This item is rare.
SHR Criteria g)
This item is representative.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLEP 2000 22 Dec 00 16813714
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Leichhardt Heritage Study B1RH(not stated)  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1940341

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