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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 23 Renwick Street, Toronto, NSW 2283
Parish: Awaba
County: Northumberland
Local govt. area: Lake Macquarie
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
23 Renwick StreetTorontoLake MacquarieAwabaNorthumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

SIGNIFICANCE - 1993: More information and a full inspection needed for a valid assessment.
LEVEL of SIGNIFICANCE - 1993: Local Significance - moderate (could be high)
Group Significance - high (as a contributing item
in the conservation area)
Date significance updated: 23 Jun 08
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Physical description: PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS - 1993:
Architectural Style: Federation Bungalow
Materials: Frame - timber
Roof - hips & gables, terra cotta tiles, rams-horns & crenellated ridges,
bell-cast over return verandah
Walls/Cladding - rebated weatherboards
(alternate rows with scalloped edges)
Windows - DH triptychs in gable end. Coloured panes in enclosed verandah
Floors - ?
Interior - ?
Gable end windows have ornate hoods with fretwork brackets and "Eternit" style tiles,(possibly indicative of an original roof cladding ?).
Modifications and dates: Verandahs partially built in at an early date
Current use: 1993: domestic residence


Historical notes: HISTORICAL NOTES - 1993: information needed

Recommended management:

RECOMMENDATION - 1993: More historical information needed and a full description.


Management CategoryDescriptionDate Updated
Statutory InstrumentList on a Local Environmental Plan (LEP)23 Jun 08
Statutory InstrumentInclude in a Conservation Area within an LEP23 Jun 08
Recommended ManagementDocument and prepare an archival record23 Jun 08


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanLake Macquarie LEP 2004TT-3019 Mar 14   
Local Environmental PlanLake Macquarie LEP 201418210 Oct 14   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Lake Macquarie Heritage Study1993TT-30Suters 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: 1910212

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