Heritage

Guildford Fire Station

Item details

Name of item: Guildford Fire Station
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Utilities - Fire Control
Category: Fire Station
Primary address: 263 Guildford Road, Guildford, NSW 2161
Local govt. area: Holroyd
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
     
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
263 Guildford RoadGuildfordHolroyd  Primary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
NSW Fire BrigadesState Government 

Statement of significance:

The building is held in high regard for its links with the local community especially the families of volunteers/retained firemen. It has historical association with the local community since commencing its operation.
Date significance updated: 21 Mar 01
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.

Description

Designer/Maker: Spain, Cosh & Dods
Physical description: Inter-War Free Classical style: a two storey building, with a hipped and gabled roof and a single engine bay. The building is divided into two bays, denoted by engaged piers with every fifth course of bricks recessed. The ground floor has a projecting engine bay on the eastern end of the Guildford Road (south) façade (McMonnies 1988).
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Good (McMonnies 1988).
Date condition updated:07 Jul 00
Current use: Fire Station
Former use: Fire Station and residence

History

Historical notes: Built in 1928. Designer by Spain, Cosh & Dods (McMonnies 1988).

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Utilities-Activities associated with the provision of services, especially on a communal basis (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
The building has historical association with the local community since commencing its operation.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
The building is held in high regard for its links with the local community especially the families of volunteers/retained firemen.
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.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: State Government
Database number: 4690029


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