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Belmont Restaurant

Item details

Name of item: Belmont Restaurant
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Bungalow
Primary address: 241 Pacific Highway, Hornsby, NSW 2077
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
241 Pacific HighwayHornsbyHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Outstanding grand Federation Bungalow Style residence. Rich in original detail. Many unusual design features including pressed metal hoods. Good condition and little altered. Original features to interior.
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Designer/Maker: William Much
Physical description: Grand Federation residence. Complex shape and roof form. Adaption of diagonal plan. Face brick walls. Terracotta tiled roof. Decorative gables and gablets in timber roughcast and pressed metal. Canted ingle-nook on corner. Verandah returns to side elevation. Turned timber posts. Exposed rafter eaves. Narrow two pane casement windows. French doors. Main door has sidelights and toplight. Coloured toplights to bay windows. Outstanding hood over front bay. Excellent chimney with cast iron pot. Decorative ridge capping.


Historical notes: Built by William Much in 1903. It was bought by Major Richard Jenkins in 1908. His widow Blanche lived in the house until her death in 1959 when it was sold. The building was recently converted to a restaurant but is now being leased as offices.

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 201351627 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: 1780380

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