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Ravenhurst and Garden

Item details

Name of item: Ravenhurst and Garden
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 114 Beecroft Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
114 Beecroft RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a late Federation house. Unusual brickwork and richly ornamented timber detail. In good condition and little altered. Part of a group of three adjacent Federation Bungalows built by Frederick Mason.
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Designer/Maker: Frederick Mason
Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Late Federation house. Diagonal plan arrangement. Dichromatic brickwork in unusual bond. Steeply pitched terracotta tile roof. Gable features moulded barge boards and limited shingling at apex. Bay window below with hood. Bellcast roof over verandah returning to side. Turned timber posts. Original windows and panelled door. Moulded sills and labels to windows. Thickly planted front garden obscures much of building from street.
Modifications and dates: Brich paving to verandah. Modern brick fence.


Historical notes: One of a group of three adjacent Federation Bungalows built by Frederick Mason. (Numbers 110 112 and 114 Beecroft Road).

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 20135627 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19938/14Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780185

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