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House

Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 174 Beecroft Road, Cheltenham, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
174 Beecroft RoadCheltenhamHornsby  Primary Address
Cheltenham RdCheltenhamHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Large Federation period house on prominent corner site. Attractive slate roof with terracotta ridge capping. Distinctive verandah post brackets. Other good original detail. Little altered and in good condition.
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Description

Designer/Maker:
Builder/Maker:
Physical description: Federation period house on corner site circa 1915. Little altered. Symmetrical design with gambrelled bellcast slate roof. Shingled gablet over entry. Simple decorative verandah brackets atop brick piers. Timber balustrading. Casement windows with small panes leadlight toplight to door. Terracotta ridge capping. Good brick and roughcast chimneys with terracotta pots.

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 201326527 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19934/4Perumal 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: 1780144


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