Mosbrae | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Mosbrae
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 157 Beecroft Road, Cheltenham, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
157 Beecroft RoadCheltenhamHornsby  Primary Address
Murray RoadCheltenhamHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Large Federation period Bungalow located on prominent corner site. Fine quality detail including verandah inglenook and windows. Compromised by later timber decoration.
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Physical description: Federation period Bungalow located on corner site. Double gable to front. Large third gable to Murray Road. Flat roofed verandah returns to side. Timber decoration not original. Paired posts above brick piers and balustrade. Inglenook and bays with leadlight casement windows. Half timbered and shingled gables now with timber decoration probably added later. Good door. Original tiles to steps.
Modifications and dates: Reconstructed in 1990s and a lot of detail apparently added, including timber decoration to gables.


Historical notes: According to the present owner the building was erected in 1913.

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 201326227 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19934/1Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780141

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