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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 153 Copeland Road, Beecroft, NSW 2119
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
153 Copeland RoadBeecroftHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Fine Federation house forming an identical pair with No 151. Neatly detailed and well preserved. Built as part of a group which still retains much of its cohesiveness. Special interest for its association with the original builder George Sargent of Sargent's Pies. Local significance.
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Physical description: Part of an identical pair of Federation houses set well back on large allotments. Assymetrical with central porch. Tuck pointed brick with decorative roughcast and complex terracotta tiled roof. Good timber posts and brackets to porch. Recessed entry. Triple casement windows.


Historical notes: Part of a group of 8 houses built by George Sargent of Sargent's Pies fame. (HSHS)

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 20138527 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

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780586

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