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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 95-97 Brooklyn Road, Brooklyn, NSW 2083
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
95-97 Brooklyn RoadBrooklynHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Rare example in the study area of a all sandstone Federation house in traditional Georgian Style. Good condition.
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Description

Designer/Maker: James Ross
Builder/Maker:
Physical description: Federation sandstone house. Traditional Georgian from with pyramidal iron roof. Skillion verandah returns to one side. Flat timber posts with brackets. Symmetrical facade with double-hung windows either side of door.

History

Historical notes: Sandstone for the building was quarried near the site. Built for James Ross' wife. According to James Ross' grandson it was actually built by James Ross.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Technology-Activities and processes associated with the knowledge or use of mechanical arts and applied sciences (none)-
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:


Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201321127 Sep 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study1993 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780453


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