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Neringla and Garden

Item details

Name of item: Neringla and Garden
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 46 Woonona Avenue, Wahroonga, NSW 2076
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
46 Woonona AvenueWahroongaHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Notable Federation mansion. Spoiled by some unsympathetic alterations and additions but seems easily capable of reconstruction. Local significance.
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Physical description: Two storey Federation mansion. Dichromatic face brick with terra cotta tiled roof. Complex asymmetrical design. Large octagonal projection to front. Balcony to one side supported by solid decorative timber bracket. Front steps back again to double verandah. Turned timber posts with lacework balustrading. Long upper balcony runs along north side. Recessed porch to front below. Casement windows to projection feature multiple upper panes and skylights. Other windows double hung. Well planted grounds including front garden area.


Historical notes: Built in 1895.

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 201377127 Sep 13 1004376
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Hornsby Shire Heritage Study1993 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty LtdVM No

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 1780615

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