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Item details

Name of item: House
Other name/s: Cottage
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Cottage
Primary address: 302 The Esplanade, Speers Point, NSW 2284
Parish: Kahibah
County: Northumberland
Local govt. area: Lake Macquarie
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
302 The EsplanadeSpeers PointLake MacquarieKahibahNorthumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

SIGNIFICANCE - 1993: The house is untypical of the grander holiday houses along the Lake shore at Speers Point, but represents another level of income which could still aspire to the lakeside lifestyle.
LEVEL of SIGNIFICANCE - 1993: Local Significance - moderate
Date significance updated: 28 May 08
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Physical description: PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS - 1993:
Architectural Style: Vernacular version of a Federation Bungalow
Materials: Frame - timber
Roof - hipped, CGI cladding
Walls/Cladding - weatherboards, rebated front, lapped at sides
Windows - timber DH sashes, single panes, in pairs
Floors - ?
Interior - ?
Typical, almost square, up-market worker's cottage is a little out of place on the Lakeshore, but has a verandah which returns down one side, narrow front steps and various decorative details which approximate to the more expensive holiday homes along the foreshore.
Modifications and dates: verandah brackets ? and verandah railings.
Current use: 1993: domestic residence


Historical notes: HISTORICAL NOTES - 1993: More information needed.

Recommended management:

RECOMMENDATION - 1993: More information needed.


Management CategoryDescriptionDate Updated
Statutory InstrumentList on a Local Environmental Plan (LEP)19 Jun 08
Recommended ManagementDocument and prepare an archival record19 Jun 08


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLake Macquarie LEP 201415610 Oct 14   
Local Environmental PlanLake Macquarie LEP 2004SP-1919 Mar 14   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Lake Macquarie Heritage Study1993SP-19Suters Architects Snell, Dr J. Turner, C & MJ Doring Pty LtdDoring Yes

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1910174

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