Gwydir | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Gwydir
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Norfolk Road, Epping, NSW 2121
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Norfolk RoadEppingHornsby  Primary Address
Surrey Street (NE cnr )EppingHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Fine quality Federation period house. Good example of corner type on prominent site. In good condition and little altered. Well detailed.
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Physical description: Federation period house on corner site. Typical double 'L' plan. Slate roof with terracotta ridge capping. Tuck-pointed dichromatic brick. Gablet on splay to corner over entry. Steps with original tiles. Excellent leadlight casements to hooded bay below shingled gable. Main door and french door with sidelights and highlights. Paired verandah posts above brick piers and timber balustrade. Rendered and moulded chimneys with cast iron pots. Good garden area.


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 201338827 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: 1780115

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