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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 76 Essex Street, Epping, NSW 2121
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
76 Essex StreetEppingHornsby  Primary Address
Brigg RoadEppingHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Good quality Federation period house with much interesting detail including spindle verandah valence and turned timber posts and leadlight casement windows. Good condition and little altered.
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Physical description: Federation period corner house circa 1908. Light tuck-pointed face brick with complex slate roof. Terracotta ridge capping. Verandah roofs continuous with main roof. Turned timber posts with spindle valence. Roughcast pattened gables with bracketing. Rectangular and splayed bay windows leaded casements with small coloured panes. Main half-glazed double door with sidelights and highlights. Terracotta ridge capping. Good quality corbelled brick chimneys with cast iron pots.


Historical notes:

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 (none)-

Recommended management:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201337927 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study1993 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780100

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