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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 158 Beecroft Road, Cheltenham, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
158 Beecroft RoadCheltenhamHornsby  Primary Address
Mason AvenueCheltenhamHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Fine quality Federation period house located on prominent corner site. Good quality original detail including iron lace verandah frieze and window hood. Let down by unsympathetic high brushwood fence.
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Physical description: Federation period house located on corner site. Tuck-pointed dichromatic face brick walls. Complex terracotta tile roof. Octagonal tower on corner with small verandah between it and ingle-nook. Solid turned posts with iron lace work frieze. Cast iron columns at rear. Flat roofed section facing Mason Avenue. Original door with sidelights and highlight. Double-hung windows. Good window hood and decorative roughcast to gablets.
Modifications and dates: Verandah now enclosed. Flat roofed extension facing Mason Avenue. New brushwood fence.


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 201326327 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19934/2Perumal 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: 1780142

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