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House and Garden, Jacma

Item details

Name of item: House and Garden, Jacma
Other name/s: Jacma
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 222 Connells Point Road, Connells Point, NSW 2221
Local govt. area: Kogarah
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
222 Connells Point RoadConnells PointKogarah  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

222 Connells Point Road is significant at a Local level for its aesthetic qualities, streetscape contribution and historic value. A substantially intact single-storey sandstone and tile early twentieth century dwelling displaying excellent Federation Bungalow stylistic influence. The dwelling is a very good representative example of its type within the Kogarah LGA and is notable for its original façade elements including coursed sandstone façade, projecting bay with multi sash casement windows and window hood, and recessed verandah. With its original sandstone boundary fence and elevated garden setting, the place is of comparatively rare and high aesthetic worth locally, making a valuable contribution to the streetscape and historical evolution of its locality.
Date significance updated: 23 Feb 12
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Construction years: 1914-
Physical description: 222 Connells Point Road is a single-storey Federation Bungalow style dwelling with terra cotta hipped roof, gabled bay and verandah to the street facing elevation. The façade consists of original random coursed rock faced sandstone. The gabled bay has an original tripartite window case comprising timber-framed casement sashes and highlights, with original timber framed bracketed hood. The original verandah has random coursed rock faced sandstone base course and balustrade, with paired tapered masonry columns. Timber-framed door case with glass panel and fanlight is original. Sandstone front boundary fence is contemporary with the house. Rear carport and garage are later additions.
Date condition updated:06 Feb 12
Further information:
Current use: Residential
Former use: Residential


Historical notes: No. 222 Connells Point Road was built c.1914 for John F. Read. It was his residence from 1915 until at least 1932 (Sands). This house demonstrates the growth and development of the Blakehurst district in the early twentieth century. It is associated with the suburbanisation of the district during this period.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Land tenure-Activities and processes for identifying forms of ownership and occupancy of land and water, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal (none)-
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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
222 Connells Point Road provides quality and comparatively rare evidence of the evolution of residential development in the Connells Point area from the early twentieth century.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
The place is notable for its excellent Federation Bungalow stylistic qualities and considerable contribution to the streetscape.
SHR Criteria g)
222 Connells Point is a very good representative example of an early twentieth-century dwelling displaying rare and excellent Federation Bungalow stylistic qualities using stone within the Kogarah LGA.
Integrity/Intactness: Non-original rear carport and garage do not unduly diminish the setting of the place.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Recommended management:

Conserve original fabric and setting.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  23 May 03   
Local Environmental Plan I3525 Jan 13   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Kogarah Heritage Study Review - Stage 11999 Musecape, John Matthias, Lisa Murray  Yes
Kogarah Heritage Study 19941994 Tropman & Tropman  No
Kogarah Heritage Study Review 20112011 Truman, Zaniol & Associates Pty Ltd  Yes

References, internet links & images

TypeAuthorYearTitleInternet Links
Written  Sands Directories 1885 to 1932
WrittenTropman & Tropman Architects Kogarah Heritage Study 1994

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1870027

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