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Wyndyhaugh and Grounds

Item details

Name of item: Wyndyhaugh and Grounds
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 42-50 Duffy Avenue, Thornleigh, NSW 2120
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
42-50 Duffy AvenueThornleighHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of an early Federation period weatherboard mansion. Much original fine timber detail. Integrity of building partly compromised by loss of original roof detail.
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Physical description: Impressive Federation mansion. Weatherboard walls. Complex steep pitched iron roof. Main elevation is to east. Bullnosed verandah on eastern and southern (street) side. Turned timber verandah posts with spindle valence. Well integrated extension on south-west corner possibly original. Original casement windows with small upper panes. Set prominently in original large grounds.


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 201370527 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: 1780308

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