Cranbrook | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Cranbrook
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 2 Malton Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
2 Malton RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address
Sutherland RoadBeecroftHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of symmetrical Federation period housing form with two gables and intermediate recessed verandah. Unusual fretwork valence. Good condition. Compromised by unsympathetic alteration.
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Physical description: Federation house. Face brick walls. Terracotta tile roof. Symmetrical design with pair of gables facing street and recessed verandah between. Vertical battens and roughcast plaster to gables. Roof bellcast over verandah. Fretwork valence continues beneath gable. Original panelled front door with highlight and sidelights.


Historical notes: The entrance and wing on Sutherland Road was formerly a dentist's surgery and waiting room.

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 201311527 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

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780202

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