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Wilona

Item details

Name of item: Wilona
Primary address: 18 Wilona Avenue, Greenwich, NSW 2065
Local govt. area: Lane Cove
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Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
18 Wilona AvenueGreenwichLane Cove  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

One of the fine Federation villas of Lane Cove with picturesque turrets and roof lanterns and a number of fine architectural details.
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History

Historical notes: Large two-storey Federation villa built by Mr Wilson c1900. Originally entrance was from River Road. Asymmetrical interesting roof massing with copper-roofed turret from which 360o views can be obtained. A large central rectangular roof lantern and smaller square lantern both slate roofed with ornamental terracotta crest tiles. Tall brick chimneys with terracotta chimney pots. The timber detailing is well crafted with ornate barge boards, timber valance and arched verandah entry to garden. The original coach house and stables are new at No.20. Later wrought iron arched entry with Wilona emblazoned across fate dates from period of surrounding subdivision.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan I14819 Feb 10   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Lane Cove Heritage Study1987B91Robert Moore, Penelope Pike and Lester Tropman & Associates  No

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 1920220


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