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The Lighthouse

Item details

Name of item: The Lighthouse
Other name/s: Gayton
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 213C Burwood Road, Burwood, NSW 2134
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Burwood
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
213C Burwood RoadBurwoodBurwoodConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

This well maintained house is of local significance as a good example of Victorian residences that still retains a large section of land.
Date significance updated: 30 Nov 01
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Construction years: 1885-1885
Physical description: Gayton is a two storey Victorian residence and is constructed of rendered brick. This symmetrical building features twin projecting two storey bays.
A slate roof, cast iron decorated verandah and a small entrance porch are screened from the street by mature plantings.
Modifications and dates: Six car garage with rumpus over, attached to the southern side of the existing dwelling has been constructed in 1996.


Historical notes: Gayton was built in 1885 as the home of Richard James, woolbroker and merchant.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages Gentlemens Villas-


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Within a conservation area on an LEPGayton001921 Jul 89 844570
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Burwood Heritage study19862.100Fox & Associates Architects/Planners Sydney  No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1250229

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