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The Lodge

Item details

Name of item: The Lodge
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Bungalow
Primary address: 59X Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah, NSW 2079
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
59X Ku-ring-gai Chase RoadMount ColahHornsby  Primary Address
Myal RoadMount ColahHornsby  Alternate Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of an ornate early Federation weatherboard Bungalow. High quality detail includes verandah columns gable decoration and windows. Some unsympathetic modifications affect integrity of building but all are reversible.
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Physical description: Federation weatherboard cottage. Standard diagonal form. Excellent flying gable above canted bay with finial and spindle collar tie. Moulded architraves and carved undersills to windows. Turned timber verandah posts with curved brackets and drip moulds. Asbestos cement balustrade. Double-hung windows.


Historical notes: This house was the home of Mr Thomas Roach the gatekeeper for Ku-ring-gai Chase Park. The house was built in 1900.

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 201357827 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: 1780440

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