Koombahla | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Culture and heritage



Item details

Name of item: Koombahla
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 429 Galston Road, Dural, NSW 2159
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
429 Galston RoadDuralHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Excellent example of an early Federation period farmhouse. Interesting symmetrical form with double gablets. Rich in original fine detail. Slab outbuilding complements rural setting. Original interior features of note.
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Physical description: Large symmetrically designed early Federation house. Weatherboard walls. Complex corrugated iron roof. Skillion verandah returning to sides. Two gablets above with some fine decorative timberwork. Iron lace verandah trim. Original door with leadlight glazing. Original windows. Good roughcast chimneys. Appears little altered. Very well maintained. Dense screen planting in front. Slab outbuilding.


Historical notes:

Recommended management:


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHornsby Local Environmental Plan 201333627 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: 1780532

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