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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 105 Bower Street, Manly, NSW 2095
Local govt. area: Manly
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
105 Bower StreetManlyManly  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

Fine and unusual example of Federation Arts & Crafts style house, featuring spectacular gabled roof and elaborate timber shingling.


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Date significance updated: 06 Dec 99
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Description

Physical description: Two storey Federation Arts & Crafts style house, face brick, with gabled unglazed terracotta tile roof featuring huge timber shingled gable ends to three sides, the front one including a recessed balcony. Features 6-paned sashes to timber framed double hung windows, and plain, rectangular brick chimneys.
Modifications and dates: Requires Conservation Management Plan including further historical research prior to any major alterations.
Current use: residential

History

Historical notes: Design is credited to Waterhouse and Lake, c. 1915 (Jillian Ryder: "From Nutcote to Elwatan", 2004).

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)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Fine example of Federation Arts & Crafts style.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
Representative example of Federation Arts & Crafts style.
Integrity/Intactness: Intact
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:

(see above)

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouseI8805 Apr 13   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Manly Heritage Study1986 Blackmore, Ashton, and Co.  No
Review and Database Listing1999 C. Kemp/ W. McArthur  Yes

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2020169


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