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Cherrygarth and garden

Item details

Name of item: Cherrygarth and garden
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Mansion
Primary address: 42 Woonona Avenue, Wahroonga, NSW 2076
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
42 Woonona AvenueWahroongaHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Outstanding Federation mansion. Let down by painted brick but little altered otherwise. One of the better examples in the Shire and one of only a handful retaining their original landscaped grounds. Local significance.
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Physical description: Federation mansion set in generous landscaped grounds. Two storeys. Constructed of brick with slate roof. Complex plan and roof form. Double verandah on either side of gabled front projection. Turned timber posts with iron lace decoration. Full length double hung windows to upper verandah. Corbelled brick chimneys and terra cotta ridge capping. Interiors feature Wunderlich ceilings marble fireplaces and cedar joinery.


Historical notes: Built in 1897-98.

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 201377027 Sep 13 1004376
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: 1780606

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