Hillcrest | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Hillcrest
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 16 Sanctuary Close, Cherrybrook, NSW 2126
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
16 Sanctuary CloseCherrybrookHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Unusually large house of complex design constructed in two periods Victorian and Federation. Of interest for combination of materials and different period styles. Much original detail.
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Physical description: Complex part brick and part weatherboard house. Weatherboard wing is older and is probably late Victorian. Weatherboard and asbestos cement structure adopts simple gabled form. Multi-paned double-hung windows either side of original panelled door. Joins larger brick building in late Federation style. Joined by skillion verandah which returns to two sides. Feature gablet to splay corner. Double-hung windows with label moulds. Simple gables with finials and collar ties. Excellent brick chimneys with pots.


Historical notes:

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:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201330927 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: 1780511

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