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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 112 Beecroft Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
112 Beecroft RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a late Federation house. Richly ornamented verandah chimney and windows. In good condition and little altered. Forms a matching pair with No.114. One of a group of three adjacent homes built by Frederick Mason.
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Designer/Maker: Frederick Mason
Construction years: 1920-
Physical description: Federation house. Diagonal plan arrangement. Face brick in Flemish bond with terracotta tiled roof. Verandah returns to side with excellent projecting feature on corner. Turned timber posts on brick piers with bracketed eaves and spindle valence. Roughcast and shingled gables. Bays below with narrow double-hung windows. Original door with sidelights and toplight. Richly moulded chimneys. Original iron gate of note. High front hedge.


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 20135527 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19938/15Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780186

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