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Item details

Name of item: House
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: House
Primary address: 40 Collingwood Street, Manly, NSW 2095
Local govt. area: Manly
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40 Collingwood StreetManlyManly  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A fineand original example of Federation Arts and Crafts style house.

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Date significance updated: 13 Feb 02
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Physical description: Two storey Federation Arts and Crafts style brick house, with brick ground floor, roughcast stucco first floor, hipped and gabled unglazed terracotta tiled roof, with catslide roof to front and two steep roughcast stuccoed and battered timber gable ends facing Collingwood Street.
Each gable end also features a large timber shingled faceted oriel window. Original windows are diamond panel leadlight timber framed casements with wide timber lintoils. Two projecting front verandahs with wide, boarded eaves (now enclosed) retain original Art Nouveau style timber fretwork balustrades. Has a matching, flat roofed, brick and roughcast stuccoed garage.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Verandahs enclosed, Ground floor brickwork painted, Front fence modern low timber fence, Painted white, Divided into flats, otherwise relatively intact.
Date condition updated:10 Feb 00
Modifications and dates: Encourage restoration including opening up verandahs, chemical stripping of paint from brickwork, Appropriate exterior colour scheme, Appropriate timber picket fence.

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 and Crafts style architecture.
SHR Criteria f)
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)


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanHouseI9905 Apr 13   

Study details

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

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2020268

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