Eltham | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Eltham
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 5A Hannah Street, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
5A Hannah StreetBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Outstanding Federation style house on large corner site. Queen Anne influence in features such as oeil de boeuf window and octagonal tower. In excellent condition and little altered.
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Physical description: Federation house on large corner site. Complex plan and roof form. Bichromatic brick walls. Terracotta tiled roof. Octagonal tower on corner with verandah returning around to both frontages. Paired stub posts above stone piers and balustrade. Carved brackets and exposed rafter eaves. Shingling and roughcast used as decoration to gablets tower and chimneys. Casement and double-hung windows.
Modifications and dates: Appears little altered apart from replacement of fabric. High paling fence to Beecroft Road. Also good period style fence to Hannah Street.


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 201310027 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19937/2Perumal 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: 1780173

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