Blinkbonnie | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Blinkbonnie
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 206 Brooklyn Road, Brooklyn, NSW 2083
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
206 Brooklyn RoadBrooklynHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a Federation period two storey brick house. Detail of interest includes chimney gable and sandstone to lower storey. Alterations are mostly sympathetic. Good condition.
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Physical description: Federation cottage with high basement. Face brick walls with sandstone to front basement area. Standard plan arragement but with verandah returning along side of gabled projection. Asbestos tiled roof continues down over verandah. Solid chamfered posts. Small brackets. Good decorative timberwork to gable. Double-hung windows. Roughcast chimney. Good arched windows to basement.


Historical notes: Scrap timber including timber from small boats was used in the building's construction.

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 201322227 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: 1780485

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