Combanning | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Combanning
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 140 Beecroft Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
140 Beecroft RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Large Federation period house. Good example of Arts and Crafts style. Many distinctive features including complex slate roof use of roughcast and sandstone.
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Physical description: Large Federation period house. Arts and Crafts influence. Face brick walls with large areas of pebbledash to front and side gabled projections. Complex steeply pitched slate roof with terracotta ridge capping. Tapering chimneys with roughcast soldier course capping and terracotta pots. Unusual corner feature over verandah. Simple decorative timberwork to verandah above stone balustrade. Exposed rafter eaves. Casement leadlight windows below gable. Sidelight to door.
Modifications and dates: Side return to verandah enclosed. Some windows possibly altered and reglazed


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:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 20136327 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study1993 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty Ltd  No
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19933/12Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No
Hornsby Heritage Review Stage 52012 Godden Mackay Logan  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780137

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