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Federation weatherboard House

Item details

Name of item: Federation weatherboard House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 78 Quigg Street, Lakemba, NSW 2195
Parish: St George
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canterbury
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
78 Quigg StreetLakembaCanterburySt GeorgeCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Evidence of early development of the area after the railway was extended to Bankstown.
Date significance updated: 13 Aug 02
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Construction years: 1915-1915
Physical description: A large weatherboard house with complex roof forms and detail typical of the Federation period. Weatherboards on front of the house cut to resemble ashlar stonework. Return verandah at front topped by prominent pediment / gable. Roof covered with asbestos tiles and decorated terracotta ridge capping.
Former use: Residence, Private Hospital


Historical notes: The house was built in circa 1915 on Belmore Township Estate, which was subdivided in 1906. This house operated for some years as a private hospital.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-

Recommended management:

Continue onging regular maintenance. Preserve and retain the existing apperance and materials of the house. Avoid making changes that would detrimentally affect the heritage and aesthetic values of the house.


Management CategoryDescriptionDate Updated
Recommended ManagementNo Action, follow existing management contols07 Mar 05


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanCanterbury LEP 2012i14201 Jan 13   
Local Environmental Plan 17816 Oct 98   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Canterbury Heritage Study198834.2Terry Kass & Meredith WalkerTerry Kass No
Canterbury Heritage Study Review2006 City Plan Heritage  Yes

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
WrittenCanterbury Municipal Council Development Control Plan 4784
Oral HistoryLesley Muir1988 

Note: internet links may be to web pages, documents or images.

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1300109

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