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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 15 Dorset Street, Epping, NSW 2121
Local govt. area: Hornsby
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
15 Dorset StreetEppingHornsby  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Good example of a single storey Federation house one of the best in the area. Intact and well maintained. Local significance.
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Physical description: Single storey standard form Federation brick cottage. L-shaped plan with gabled projection and verandah beside. Hipped terracotta tiled roof. Verandah roof continuous with main roof. Exposed rafters to verandah. Roughcast rendered chimneys and terracotta chimney pots. Dark red brick with liver brick quoining to corners and openings. Rectangular bay to front gabled projection. Casement windows with small coloured panes. Terracotta tiled window hood supported on decorative timber brackets. Gable decorated with roughcast render and rising sun motif. Wide barge boards and barge roll. Chamfered timber posts and fretwork frieze to verandah. Rendered brick base. In excellent condition and well maintained.


Historical notes:

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 201337527 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: 1780618

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