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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 157 Copeland Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
157 Copeland RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Fine Federation house with strong Arts and Crafts influence. Little altered and with much original detail in good condition. One of eight houses built in the area by George Sargent between 1895 and 1910. Forms an identical pair with No 151. Similar design to No 153.
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Designer/Maker: G Sargent
Physical description: Single storey Federation Bungalow. Brick with extensive use of roughcast. Terracotta tile roof with two side facing gablets. Asymmetrical design with two different treatments to front gables: one shingled one roughcast. Large porch between with exposed rafter eaves. Original posts and fretwork brackets. Casement windows with toplights.


Historical notes: Part of a group of eight houses built by George Sargent (or Sargent's pies) between 1895 and 1910.

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 20138927 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: 1780180

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