Glenbower | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Glenbower
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 52C Beecroft Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
52C Beecroft RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Federation period house in traditional rectangular form with wrap-around verandah. Needs repairs and maintenance but appears little altered.
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Physical description: Large weatherboard house with long frontage. Hipped iron roof continuous with skillion verandah roof. Octagonal projection to verandah at entry with fine lattice valence. Turned timber posts with simple valence to remainder of verandah. Timber balustrade. Finial to side gable. Pair of casements either side of main door. Brick chimneys with cast iron pots.
Modifications and dates: Chimneys painted. Possibly originally a symmetrical design, later extended to the north. Verandah returns enclosed towards rear. Basement area now bricked in. Fence replaced.


Historical notes:

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 20134127 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study19936/9Perumal 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: 1780209

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