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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 1 Murray Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
1 Murray RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address
The CrescentBeecroftHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Unusually designed Federation period house on large corner site. Designed by William Nixon.
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Description

Designer/Maker: William Nixon
Builder/Maker:
Physical description: Federation period house on large corner site. Complex slate roof. Walls now fully rendered in roughcast. Main frontage to the Crescent. Stone piers to entry. Open verandah. Large shingled gables. Original door with leadlight sidelights and highlight. Post and rail fence with hedge obscuring views of house.

History

Historical notes:

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Technology-Activities and processes associated with the knowledge or use of mechanical arts and applied sciences (none)-
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:


Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201313127 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

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

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780130


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