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School of Arts and garden

Item details

Name of item: School of Arts and garden
Other name/s: Epping Community Centre (now)
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Community Facilities
Category: School of Arts
Primary address: 11-13 Oxford Street, Epping, NSW 2121
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
11-13 Oxford StreetEppingHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Substantial two storey Federation period building. Quality brickwork and render detail. Little altered. Social and historical significance for its role as a community centre.
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Physical description: Two storey rectangular plan building. Dichromatic face brick walls with decorative use of smooth render. Piered corners. Moulded cornices. Symmetrical design. Recessed arched doorway with original panelled timber double doors and triangular pediment above. Narrow double-hung windows with segmental arched heads. Twelve panes per sash. Leadlight to narrower windows at first floor level. Terracotta tile roof with close eaves. Brick parapet to two gables. Inscription on building 'School of Arts 1916'.


Historical notes:

Recommended management:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  22 Jul 94   
Heritage study     

Study details

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

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780106

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