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House - Carinya

Item details

Name of item: House - Carinya
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 24 King Road, Wilberforce, NSW 2756
Parish: Wilberforce
County: Cook
Local govt. area: Hawkesbury
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
24 King RoadWilberforceHawkesburyWilberforceCookPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

24 King Road, Wilberforce is a good example of a weatherboard Federation period residence.
Date significance updated: 09 Jul 02
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Construction years: 1904-
Physical description: The house at 24 King road, Wilberforce is a single storey Federation house with influences of the Queen Anne style. It has a medium pitched hipped roof with projecting gables to the right of eh street elevation and at the rear of he side elevation. A bullnosed verandah wraps around the house between the two gables.

The roof is of corrugated steel and the house is clad in rusticated weatherboards. Paired stop chamfered timber posts support the verandah.

The gables are embellished with a simple timber screen. The gabled fronts have wide rectangular projecting bays with multipane casement windows and toplights.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Condition: good
Date condition updated:08 Jul 02
Current use: Residence
Former use: Residence


Historical notes: This land was owned by Mary Mills in 1864 but she gifted it to Mary Greentree in 1884. She in turn gifted it to her son Arthur Henry Greentree in 1901. In 1904, he built this house for himself of weatherboards as well as a builders’ workshop. A H Greentree was a builder. By 1926, the house was named "Carinya".

Reference: RPA 27389

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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
24 King Road, Wilberforce is a good example of a weatherboard Federation period residence.
Integrity/Intactness: High
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 PlanHawkesbury LEP 2012I49721 Sep 12   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hawkesbury Heritage Review2001497Hubert Architects, Heritage Futures and Terry Kass in AssociationPH/TK Yes
Heritage Study of the Shire of Hawkesbury1987392Lester Tropman & Associates, Helen Proudfoot & Meredith Walker  No
Heritage Study of the North Western Sector of Sydney1984H/WL-6Howard Tanner & Associates in association with Max Kelly and Elizabeth Vines  No

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Written  RPA 27389

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1740096

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