Lynwood | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Lynwood
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 12 Malton Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
12 Malton RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Impressive two storey Federation residence designed by William Nixon. Complex plan and original wrap-around verandah. Good condition. Later additions mostly sympathetic.
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Designer/Maker: William
Builder/Maker: Nixon
Physical description: Two storey Federation residence dated 1903 (from plaque). Dichromatic brick walls. Complex terracotta tile roof with two gables timber battened with roughcast plaster. Gabled projection on one corner above verandah has timber shingle skirt. Single storey verandah continues around half of perimeter of building. Brick balustrade. Paired timber verandah posts. Windows mostly of four two-pane casements with fixed lights above. Decoration generally restrained. Enjoys large site and now part of larger residential development.


Historical notes: Designed by William Nixon

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 201311827 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

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

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780161

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