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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 39-41 Wongala Crescent (part of Arden School), Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
39-41 Wongala Crescent (part of Arden School)BeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Large Federation period house. Unusual single fronted type with wrap-around verandah and paired gables. Excellent quality original detail. Good conditon and little altered.
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Physical description: Large Federation house. Symmetrical design with long frontage verandah returns to sides where it is now partly enclosed. Complex terracotta tile roof with gambrel and projecting gables over verandah. Fine decorative timber to verandah. Building is in raised position on sandstone basecourse with central steps. Main door has sidelights and toplight. Bay windows either side. Half timbered gables with shingled apron. Stone fence with modern wire infill (would have matched no. 37 originally)


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 201315427 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

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780169

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